First Pacific Fleet Project 636.3 Begins Sea Trials

August 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first in the series, the newest diesel-electric submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” of project 636.3, which is being built by the Admiralty Vervy enterprise in St. Petersburg for the Pacific Fleet, went to factory sea trials to the Baltic Sea from St. Petersburg. Before the submarine left, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy of the Russian Federation, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov heard the chiefs of the specialized departments of the Main Command of the Navy about the readiness of the crew of the submarine for the stage of…

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MT-264 Leads Exercise in Kamchatka Waters

August 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, the connection of the water area protection ships has been raised by alarm as part of a planned inspection conducted by the Commander of the Troops and forces in Northeast Russia. According to the introductory marine minesweeper MT-264, it provided for the guiding of the naval search strike group of two small anti-submarine ships behind the trawl and their deployment at sea. Units of the anti-submarine sabotage forces and means (PDSS) unit strengthened control over the water area of ​​Avacha Bay. Using…

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USNS City of Bismarck Welcomed in MSC Pacific AOR

August 12, 2019 – Military Sealift Command Pacific welcomed the newest ship to the Pacific area of operations, expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF-9). The ship arrived in San Diego, Calif., on Saturday, following a trip from its former home in Little Creek, Va. The trip included passage through the Panama Canal. Bismarck is the ninth of 12 contracted EPF ships, formerly known as Joint High Speed Vessels. It is named in honor of the city of Bismarck, North Dakota, and is the first ship to be…

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40 Warships and Support Craft for Pacific Fleet Navy Day in Vladivostok

July 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Forty warships, boats, submarines, support ships, 15 pieces of military equipment of coastal troops, 12 aircraft of naval aviation and more than 2 thousand Pacific Fleet servicemen are scheduled to participate in the naval parade and military sports festival. Commander of the naval parade, which will be held in the waters of the Amur Bay, appointed commander of the Primorsk flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Vladimir Yakushev. This will be his first parade in the new post. The organizers…

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Water station CSKA in Vladivostok Prepares for Navy Day

July 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – Technical work began at the water station of the Pacific Fleet (CSKA), preceding the parade of ships and the military-sports festival in honor of the Day of the Navy of Russia, which this year will be celebrated on July 28. Divers of the Pacific Fleet rescue squad examine approaches to the piers and slip, which will be involved in the episodes of the holiday. Also, the specialists of the hydrographic service are measuring the depths in the fairway and at the berths of the…

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Amur Lays Keels for Two Project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet

July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, at Amur Shipyard PJSC, on the day of the 83rd anniversary of the foundation of the company, in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a ceremonial laying of two small rocket ships of the project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet took place. Udomlya “. The Pacific Fleet was represented at the ceremony by the Deputy Fleet Commander for Arms, Rear Admiral Igor Korolev. The construction of these modern ships will be carried out under a contract concluded by the Ministry of Defense for the construction…

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Project 20381 Aldar Tsydenzhapov to Launch in August

July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant PJSC in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the delegation of the Pacific Fleet familiarized itself with the construction of the newest corvettes of the project 20380 “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” and “Sharp” at the facilities. Deputy Armed Forces Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Igor Korolev and fleet technical management officers examined the corvettes on the stocks, evaluated the degree of readiness of the ships, and noted that the work was proceeding significantly ahead of the approved schedule.…

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Six Pacific Fleet ASW Aircraft Will Take Part in the Main Naval Parade

June 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – Three long-range anti-submarine aircraft of the Tu-142 naval aviation and three anti-submarine aircraft Il-38N will present the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) during the Main Naval Parade to be held in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt on July 28. The Pacific Fleet airplanes will fly over a distance of more than 8 thousand kilometers from Primorye to the Kipelovo airfield in the Vologda region, where the crews will undergo training for the air part of the naval parade. It is planned that training flights will begin…

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Russian Pacific Fleet in Kamchatka Practices Submarine Rescue

June 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – A special tactical exercise of the duty forces of a separate rescue team of the Pacific Fleet was held off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Avachinsky Bay. The theme of the exercise was the development of practical actions in assisting an emergency submarine lying on the ground and maintaining the life of its crew. To solve the problems, the rescue ship “Georgy Kozmin” was set up to search and survey sunken objects and conduct rescue operations using underwater vehicles, the VM-910 diving…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Scheduled for Three International Exercises This Summer

June 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today in the Pacific Fleet (PF) began the summer period of training. Rallies were held in formations and units of the fleet, in which representatives of the command of the Pacific Fleet, military personnel and military service veterans took part. The ships held a ritual of raising the flags of St. Andrew and the flags of colorization. Acting commander of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish, on behalf of the Military Council of the Pacific Fleet, congratulated the staff of the Primorsk flotilla…

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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launched

March 28, 2019 (TASS) – The first Project 636.3 submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky has been floated out for Russia’s Pacific Fleet at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg, TASS reports from the scene. “A contract for the construction of submarines for the Pacific Fleet was signed in September 2016 at the Army forum. In 2019, the submarine will be delivered to the Pacific Fleet,” Admiralty Shipyard CEO Alexander Buzakov said at the launch ceremony. The Project 636.3 (‘Varshavyanka’) is referred to the third generation of diesel-electric submarines. The submarines of this type…

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Russian Pacific Fleet ASW Training

March 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, a small anti-submarine ship of the water area protection compound of the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia conducted an exercise in the course of which attacked a submarine of a conditional enemy with anti-submarine weapons. In a special test site off the coast of Kamchatka, the small anti-submarine ship MPK-82 entered into a confrontation with one of the nuclear submarines of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet, which designated the forces of a…

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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launching Set for March 28

March 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first modern diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will be launched on March 28 at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg. This was announced by Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, at the end of a working meeting on submarine shipbuilding, which took place in the Admiralty. The renewal of the non-nuclear component of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet will occur through the construction of a series of submarines of Project 636.3, which have already proven…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Trains off Kamchatka

March 21, 2019 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the compound guarding the water area of ​​the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia went to sea to carry out practical artillery and rocket firing. In the sea range, small rocket and small anti-submarine ships will fire artillery at complex target positions on the coast near the Radygino Range for several days. Crews will also work out actions to conduct a sea battle with the ships of the conditional enemy. In the water area of ​​Avachinsky Bay,…

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Project 955 Aleksandr Nevskiy Practices Hostile Breakout

March 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the atomic nuclear-powered submarine cruiser “Alexander Nevsky” of the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet worked at sea elements of the course task L-2. In the course of the exercise, naval minesweepers from the compound of the protection of the water area of ​​the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia provided the wiring of the nuclear-powered icebreaker for the trawls and the exit of the ship from the station of deployment. Previously, for the safe…

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