Ships of the Northern Fleet to conduct firing in the Barents Sea

February 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – The small anti-submarine ship “Snezhnogorsk” and the small rocket ship “Iceberg” of the Kola Flotilla of the heterogeneous forces of the Northern Fleet went to the Barents Sea to perform combat exercises. At present, hydrometeorological conditions for wave height and wind speed in the Barents Sea make it possible to perform combat training tasks without restrictions. In the landfills, the crews of the ships will execute artillery firing with 76-mm artillery mounts and 30-mm caliber rapid-fire machine guns at surface, air, and coastal targets.…

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Russian Northern Fleet Tests Severe Weather Capability

February 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk” went to the Black Sea to check the quality of the inter-line repairs at the plant in Sevastopol. The ship arrived at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet after performing long-range missions in the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean on 10 January. Within one and a half months, BOD “Severomorsk” restored its technical readiness. His crew was on short vacation. The rest of the personnel was divided into two shifts so…

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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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Northern Fleet’s RFS Severomorsk Visits Sevastopol

January 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – A large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern fleet “Severomorsk” arrived in the hero-city of Sevastopol. The purpose of the visit is to replenish stocks, rest the crew and routine maintenance after completing long-distance hike tasks. The ship was met by the Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev, and Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice Admiral Viktor Sokolov. The whole period of being in the zone of responsibility of the Black Sea Fleet BOD crew is under the control…

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At the base of the Northern Fleet flew commander flights

December 17, 2018 (Google Translation) – At the aviation base of the Northern Fleet, which includes anti-submarine and transport aircraft, scheduled flights of command personnel took place. The flights took place at night in difficult meteorological conditions. IL-20, IL-38, Tu-134 aircraft, Mi-8 and Ka-27 helicopters in anti-submarine and search and rescue variants were involved. Takeoffs and landings were worked out on a new airstrip of a repaired airfield Severomorsk-1 in the Murmansk region. Flight tasks were performed in normal mode. The main goal of the event was to work out…

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Northern Fleet Joint Strategic Command marks the fourth anniversary of the formation

December 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the commander of the Northern Fleet, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, congratulated the servicemen and civilian personnel of the joint strategic command of the Northern Fleet on the fourth anniversary of the formation. “The combined strategic command, created on December 15, 2014 on the basis of the Northern Fleet to protect the national interests of the Russian Federation in the Arctic, significantly increased its combat potential over three years and repeatedly confirmed its readiness to successfully accomplish tasks in the Arctic zone and the World…

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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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