Russian Navy Training Ship Perekop Enroute to Pacific Via Northern Route

August 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the task set by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, to improve the naval practice of cadets at the naval educational institutions of the Navy’s Military Training and Research Center, the Perekop training ship will leave Kronstadt and head for the Barents Sea. The passage of the ship, on board of which there are cadets of the navigational-hydrographic faculty of the Naval Institute (Naval Corps named after Peter the Great), cadets of the faculty of power plants…

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15 Baltic Fleet Vessels to Participate in ARMY-2019

June 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – More than 15 surface ships and boats of various classes will take part in the display of modern weapons, military and special equipment of the Navy in Kronstadt as part of the ARMY-2019 International Military-Technical Forum. At the opening of the International Military-Technical Forum to be held on June 28, the crews of the ships of the Baltic Fleet will demonstrate a number of combat training elements – artillery fighting with a conditional enemy ship, trawling and undermining a floating mine, demonstrating the firepower…

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Over 20 tugs and auxiliaries to support Main Naval Parade in Kronstadt and St Petersburg

June 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – Over 20 tugboats and tankers of various classes from the supply vessels of the Northern and Baltic fleets will be engaged to solve the problems of towing and mooring operations during the preparation and conduct of the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt, as well as to replenish fuel and fresh water ships fleets participating in the event. We are talking about sea and raid tugs, as well as tankers. The crews of support vessels have sufficient practical experience in dealing with…

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Project 20385 Gremyashchy Celebrates VE-Day in Kronstadt

May 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest corvette of the project 20385 “Gremyashchy”, performing the tasks of the first stage of factory trials in designated areas of the Gulf of Finland, arrived in Kronstadt and moored at the pier to participate in the celebrations marking the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Today, on May 9, a solemn crew building will take place on the ship. The personnel will visit the historical sights of the city of Maritime Glory – Kronstadt. After the celebration of…

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The world’s largest bathyscaphe museum opened in St. Petersburg

December 2, 2018 (Google Translation) – The first in Russia and the world’s largest museum of small underwater self-propelled vehicles opened in St. Petersburg. The collection began to take shape last year. Today, the museum presents two ultra-small submarines “Triton-1M” and “Triton-2”, an autonomous working projectile AS-22, a rescue underwater projectile AS-5, a mobile recompression diving station PRS-VM based on ZIL-131, inhabited self-propelled devices like “Reef” and “Langust”. Underwater vehicles provided by parts of the Navy, scientific organizations and enterprises of the fishing industry. With their help, you can transport…

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Project 877 Dimitrov Returns From Baltic Sea Training

November 21, 2018 (Google Translation) – The diesel-electric submarine (diesel-electric submarines) “Dmitrov” completed the complex of combat training tasks in the Baltic Sea and headed for the Gulf of Finland, after which it would return to its permanent station – Kronstadt. One of the main stages of the combat training of the crew of “Dmitrov” was the successful torpedo firing, carried out in the framework of the delivery of the course task, as well as the provision of combat training of anti-submarine ships of the Baltic naval base. At the…

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Appears the Sagittarius Museum Project in Kronstadt Going Ahead

October 26, 2018 (Google Translation) -The Russian armored tower boat (monitor) “Sagittarius”, launched in 1864, should be turned into a floating museum and housed in that capacity in Kronstadt. This was announced during the working visit to St. Petersburg by the Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia – the Chief of the Main Military Political Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov. “Today we discussed this topic with the commander-in-chief of the Navy. There is a unique ship in Kronstadt called the Sagittarius, which is…

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Russian Navy Equipment Showing at Army-2018 IMTFt Completed

August 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today Kronstadt completed demonstration of the Naval modern samples models of weapons, military and special hardware as part of the regional program within of the Army 2018 International Military Technical Forum. The forum venues in Kronstadt were visited by some 10,000 people, who were able to see and go aboard newest combat ships and boats. The demo water program made it possible to observe the ships and boats’ maneuvers every day while various tasks being performed at sea. Demonstration of weapons and military hardware…

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Frigate Admiral Makarov & Corvette Sobystvitelny Arrive Kronstadt to Train for Main Naval Parade

The frigate “Admiral Makarov” and the Corvette “Sobrazitelny”, having made the transition from Baltiysk, arrived in Kronstadt to participate in the Main Naval Parade, which will be held on July 29. Two large amphibious assault ships of the Baltic Fleet “Ivan Gren” and “Korolev” will arrive in the Kronstadt raid in the afternoon. It is planned that the conditions for the basing of the ships participating in the parade at the Kronstadt berths and on the roads will be checked today by the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir…

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Pacific Fleet ASW aircraft to take part in Main Naval Parade on Navy Day

Two long-range Tu-142 ASW aircraft of the Naval Aviation and the Il-38N ASW aircraft will present the Pacific Fleet during the Main Naval Parade to be held in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt on 29 July. The Pacific Fleet aircraft have already made a long flight from Primorye to the Kipelovo airfield in the Vologda Region, where the crews are to be trained for the air portion of the naval parade. The training flights are scheduled to begin already on 9 July.

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Unique distant cruise of training ship Perekop is successful

“The training ship Perekop’s cruise, organized by the Navy High Command, has clearly proved the effectiveness of “sailorizing” cadets of the Naval Institute (Peter the Great Marine Corps) in different areas of the World Ocean taking into account the navigational features of 15 seas, various straits and gulfs,” Rear Admiral Eduard Luik, the Chief Navy Navigator, reported to the Navy CINC after the ship’s arrival in Vladivostok on 3 June. Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolyov congratulated the crew on the successful fulfilment of the two-month cruise and the…

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Baltic Fleet research ship Admiral Vladimirsky lays it course to Indian Ocean

Baltic Fleet research ship Admiral Vladimirsky has left Kronstadt for the Indian Ocean. The route is laid through the Baltic and Northern Seas, English Channel, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. The ship crew is to make complex oceanographic researches and check ship’s radio navigation systems.

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SSBN Knyaz Vladimir floated out in Severodvinsk

The solemn ceremony took place at the plant. It was attended by Navy’s Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Command of the Belomorsk Naval Base, governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov, Sevmash CEO Mikhail Budnichenko, representatives of Arkhangelsk and Severodvinsk authorities, and others. In course of the ceremony, the submarine was consecrated by a priest of the Russian Orthodox Church. As Navy’s CINC Admiral Vladimir Korolev addressed the audience, he pointed out that the ceremony was a great result of high-professional work by the Semash Shipyard, where its employees were creating a…

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Training ship Perekop of the Baltic Fleet arrived in Kronstadt after a distant cruise

The training ship Perekop of the Baltic Fleet after the inter-base passage from Baltiysk arrived at her permanent stationing point – the port of Kronstadt of the Leningrad Naval Base. The distant sea cruise of the training ship is held as part of the cadet seamanship of higher naval institutions of the Russian Ministry of Defence. On her board, cadets in real conditions used theoretical knowledge on navigational disciplines, mastered skills to manage the ship in various climatic and weather conditions, complex navigation situation. The ship left Sevastopol on 22…

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In Kronstadt open naval branch of the park “Patriot”

Google Translation February 6, 2017 – Naval sector near Moscow Military-patriotic recreation park of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation “Patriot” will create in Kronstadt. On Monday, 6 February, told the press service chief of the Western Military District Colonel Igor Mugina. “In the areas of admiralty Kronstadt will create a zone of coastal defense troops, marines, search and rescue forces, and anti-submarine forces and resources”, – explained RIA News Igor Mugina.  According to him, in Kronstadt it is also planned to open a multi-functional training complexes dual purpose: for the development…

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