Russian Navy to Celebrate VE-Day Anniversary With Public Tours of Ships

May 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the 74th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War, a number of ships of the Northern Fleet will be specially prepared for guided tours for the civilians of Murmansk and Severomorsk. On May 9, fighting ships of the Kola Flotilla of the diverse forces of the Northern Fleet will be delivered to the hero city of Murmansk at the pier of the Marine Station. They will be open for visitors from 11:00 to 18:00. Sailors will conduct…

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Russian Northern Fleet Operations Under Review

March 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Northern Fleet continues to gather commanders for vocational training on the subject of fleet combat operations in the Arctic under the overall guidance of fleet commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov. Today there are theoretical classes at headquarters: submarine forces in Gadzhiyevo, Kola flotilla of heterogeneous forces in Polar, air force and air defense forces in Safonovo, and the Northern Fleet army corps in Murmansk. Submariners-North Sea explore the experience of ice navigation in the seas of the Arctic Ocean, the use of navigational aids…

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RFS Kama Returns to Murmansk

February 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – The sea tanker Kama, Northern Fleet, having successfully fulfilled missions in the far ocean zone, arrived at the home station in Murmansk. The crew was welcomed by Chief of Staff of CSS, Northern Fleet, Major General Alexey Kiyashko. He received a report from the ship’s captain on condition of the equipment and health of the crew, congratulated the sailors on the arrival and successful fulfilment of all the tasks and presented the traditional gift – the roasted pig. In four months of the cruise…

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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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