Marshal Shaposhnikov Completes Modernization in Vladivostok

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet completed the formation of the crew of the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, which is being renovated with deep modernization. The selection of personnel was carried out in accordance with the staffing table, which takes into account the new, substantially expanded composition of the ship’s weapons. After completion of technical work at Dalzavod LLC in Vladivostok, the updated combat unit will combine the capabilities of a carrier of high-precision cruise missiles and an anti-submarine ship. On the frigate only contract servicemen will serve.…

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Russian Navy Ship Maneuvers Unsafe, Unprofessional

June 7, 2019 – At approximately 11:45 am on June 7, 2019 while operating in the Philippine Sea, Russian Project 1155 destroyer Admiral Vinogradov made an unsafe maneuver against USS Chancellorsville (CG-62), closing to ~50-100 feet putting the safety of her crew and ship at risk. While Chancellorsville was recovering her helicopter on a steady course and speed when Admiral Vinogradov maneuvered from behind and to the right of Chancellorsville accelerated and closed to an unsafe distance of ~50-100 feet. This unsafe action forced Chancellorsville to execute all engines back…

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