Northern Fleet Su-33 Fighters Assigned Honorary Names

December 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, at the military airfield in the garrison of deck pilots of the Northern Fleet Severomorsk-3, the ceremony of assigning the honorary names of the pilots to the Su-33 aircraft. The solemn ceremony was timed to the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the formation of the naval fighter of the Red Banner Smolensk Aviation Regiment named twice Hero of the Soviet Union Boris Feoktistovich Safonov. Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, commander of the Red Banner Northern Fleet, congratulated the sea pilots with a significant event.…

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Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov Working Up in Barents Sea

December 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov frigate, which was commissioned to the Russian Navy in 2018, went to the ranges of the Northern Fleet to perform combat training tasks as part of the planned activities of combat training and deployment of combat exercises in the new training year. Within a few days, the crew of the frigate is to work out voyage organization of service, conduct weapons and equipment trial in the Barents Sea. An exercise of damage control on…

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10 ships and units of the Northern Fleet were given the honorary names “shock”

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – According to the results of combat training in 2018, 10 ships and units of the Northern Fleet were assigned the honorary names “shock”. Among them are the crews of the nuclear underwater missile cruiser Severodvinsk, the missile submarine Karelia, the diesel-electric submarine Kaluga, the large anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, the large landing ship Kondopoga, the sea minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko . Of the ground and coastal units, the name “shock” in the 2018 academic year was won by the motorized rifle battalion of a separate Arctic…

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Russian Northern Fleet Practices Search and Rescue

November 21, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the regional center of defense management (RCC) of the Northern Fleet conducted a training session to ensure the unsinkability and fire and explosion safety of warships in the face of deteriorating weather and wind. As part of the training at the RCC of the Northern Fleet, a center for survival and search and rescue support was deployed. The training also involved duty personnel of search and rescue support, command, staff and non-staff emergency response teams of surface ships and submarines. During the training,…

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Northern Fleet conducted an emergency submarine relief exercise

November 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the Northern Fleet has completed a comprehensive doctrine of the search and rescue forces (PSO) to assist conditionally emergency submarine in distress. The exercise of the PSO forces started in the Northern Fleet the day before, on November 8. With the arrival of a conditional distress signal, a search and rescue center (SRP) of the regional command center was deployed at the headquarters of the Northern Fleet. PSP specialists have worked out the management of the duty of the search and rescue fleet…

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Major ASW ship Severomorsk calls at port of Pemba, People’s Republic of Mozambique

October 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – The ASW ship Severomorsk, the Northern Fleet, being on cruise in the Indian Ocean, has made a call at the port of Pemba in the People’s Republic of Mozambique. On the first day of the visit, Russian Ambassador to Mozambique Alexander Surikov was officially received on board of the ship. Citizens and personnel of the Mozambique armed forces toured round the ship. The visit of the Russian ship is held in accordance with the plan of international military cooperation of the Ministry of Defence…

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RFS Ivan Gren Transfers to the Northern Fleet

October 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – By order of Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, a working group led by Admiral Alexander Vitko, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, checked in Kaliningrad the readiness of the large landing ship Ivan Gren to the inter-fleet transition from the Baltic Fleet to the Northern Fleet, to a permanent location. The organization of the service on the ship, the training of the commander and crew for the transition, the readiness of the watch officers and specialists of the navigator warhead, as well…

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Northern Fleet’s Severomorsk Operating in Gulf of Aden

October 1, 2018 (Google Translation) –  The large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet, Severomorsk, fulfilling the tasks of the long-range campaign, entered the Indian Ocean from the Red Sea. During the passage through the Gulf of Aden, the crew of the ship conducted a monitoring of the safety of civil shipping in areas of high pirate activity. A Ka-27PS helicopter with an anti-terrorist group was raised for reconnaissance. The on-duty change of the combat unit of the communication worked to receive possible radio signals from civilian vessels in dangerous areas. In…

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RFS Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Arrives at Kotelny Island

September 24, 2018 (Google Translation) – Ships providing the Northern Fleet, members of the Arctic group, arrived at the island of Kotelny, the archipelago of the Novosibirsk Islands. In the Laptev Sea, the crews of ships and vessels will provide tactical exercises, as well as conduct a number of general combat training activities. The day before, a detachment led by a large anti-submarine ship “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov” successfully crossed the ice-dangerous regions of the East Siberian Sea, as well as the Sannikov Strait, accompanied by the Vaigach nuclear icebreaker. Ice reconnaissance…

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Russian Northern Fleet Trains in Anti-Sabotage Defense

September 20, 2018 – The crews of the ships of the Arctic grouping of the Northern Fleet, led by the commander of the Kola Flotilla, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, from the side of the flagship ship – BKK “Vice Admiral Kulakov”, conducted a doctrine on anti-sabotage defense when parking in an unprotected raid. The doctrine took place during a stopover in the Vankar settlement in the Chukchi Sea, where the ships replenished the water and fuel supplies from the tanker “Sergei Osipov”. The main purpose of the exercise was to…

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Northern Fleet completed the delivery of fuel ahead of schedule for remote facilities in the Arctic

September 4, 2018 – The planned delivery of solid fuel oil was completed ahead of schedule for remote and inaccessible objects of the Northern Fleet in the Arctic. For the first time since 2015, the navigational supply of coal has been fully completed before the beginning of the fall. In total, over 1450 tons of fuel were delivered to remote sites of the fleet on the islands and the continental coast of the Arctic Ocean as part of the northern delivery. The fuel stock exceeding the normative one was created…

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Northern Fleet ready for ARMY 2018 International Military and Technical Forum

August 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Norther Fleet has completed preparations for the ARMY 2018 International Military and Technical Forum. It is to commence in a week. The event is to take place on August 24-26 at three sites: In Severomorsk – at berths of ASW ships, in Safonovo – at the Northern Fleet Air Force Museum, and in Kildinstroy – at the territory of a park. Guests and participants of the Forum will be able to see samples of weapons, military and special hardware of an army corps…

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Russian Geographical Society Teams With Russian Navy on Arctic Mission

The Northern Fleet began the third stage of an integrated expedition to the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, supported by the Russian Geographical Society. At present, the expeditionary detachment of the Northern Fleet on board the large landing ship “St. George the Victorious” is moving to the archipelago Novaya Zemlya. On the eve, on July 31, the technique of the expeditionary detachment consisting of five two-link snow-carrying vehicles DT-10-P was loaded into the twin ship of the large landing ship “St. George the Victorious” in the Gryaznaya Bay of Kola Bay. This…

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Northern Fleet Enters English Channel

Google Translation August 7, 2018 – Today, a detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet, who participated in the Main Naval Parade, came from the North Sea into the English Channel. As part of a detachment of warships – the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” and a large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk”. The remaining ships and vessels – participants in the Main Naval Parade – continue the inter-Fleet transition to the points of permanent deployment. On the eve of a detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet completed the passage of the…

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Northern Fleet have completed preparations for Arctic campaign

Google Translation Combat ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet have completed a set of preparatory measures for the next long march along the seas of the Arctic Ocean. At present, the raid of the main base of the Northern Fleet of the city of Severomorsk forms a detachment of ships and supply vessels. The squad will include a large anti-submarine ship “Vice Admiral Kulakov”, large landing crafts “Alexander Obrakovsky”, “Kondopoga”, sea trawler “Vladimir Humanenko”, icebreaker “Ilya Muromets” and other support vessels. The crews of all the ships and…

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