Admiral Makarov Making Annual Russian Pilgrimage to Corfu

September 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Makarov makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea. Currently, the ship passes the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles. During a long voyage, Russian sailors will visit the Greek islands of Corfu and Wido, where they will take part in the events of the public forum “Russian Week on the Ionian Islands” September 27-October1. In the framework of which memory days of the famous Admiral Fedor Ushakov, under whose command in 1799 the…

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Admiral Grigorovich Returns to Sevastopol

August 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Grigorovich arrived at the main base of the fleet – the hero city of Sevastopol – after completing tasks in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea as part of a permanent group of the Russian Navy. The ceremony dedicated to the return of the ship from a long voyage took place in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Vice-Admiral Igor Osipov, commander of the Black Sea Fleet. The meeting of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich was attended…

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Admiral Grigorovich Conducted An Air Defense Exercise

April 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich conducted an air defense exercise with the crew of a Su-24M front-line bomber of the Black Sea Fleet naval aviation. According to the plan of the exercise, the plane of a conditional enemy approached for a bomb strike on the ship. The crew of “Admiral Grigorovich” received intelligence information about the aircraft, discovered and took on an escort aerial target. The ship’s air defense calculations conditionally used the Shtil-1 anti-aircraft missile system on a conditional enemy bomber…

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RFS Admiral Grigorovich Returns from Mediterranean

October 18, 2018 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Grigorovich” completed the execution of tasks as part of the Russian Navy grouping in the Mediterranean. The frigate passed the Black Sea straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and headed for Sevastopol. During the missions in the Mediterranean, the Admiral Grigorovich took part in the inter-fleet exercises under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, during which he worked on anti-submarine tasks, conducted a complex of various exercises on conducting combat…

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Frigates Admiral Grigorovich & Admiral Essen Join Mediterranean Flotilla

August 25, 2018 (Google Translation) – The frigates of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen make a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean. Currently, the crews of the ships pass the Black Sea straits of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles. Making the transition by sea, the ships carried out a complex of naval combat exercises in the training grounds of the fleet in the Black Sea. In particular, the crews of the frigates, together with the crews of the Ka-27PL helicopters, completed the tasks of…

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Naval helicopter of frigate Admral Grigorovich performs scheduled flights in Mediterranean Sea

In accordance with the combat training plan of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich, which is on mission in permanent Naval grouping in the Mediterranean Sea, the Ka-27PL helicopter performed training flights. In course of the training, the ship crews of aircraft complex practiced support of the flights of the helicopter.

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Frigate Admiral Grigorovich to join Russian Navy formation in Mediterranean

Admiral Grigorovich of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol December 1st to join the Russian Navy formation in Mediterranean. The ship left Sevastopol after a ceremony devoted to the start of the new training year. The ship is planned to arrive at the assigned area and join the Navy formation consisting of about 15 warships and auxiliary vessels of the Black Sea Fleet.

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Black Sea Fleet warships sailed off for missile and artillery firing

Today, according to the Combat Training Plan of the Black Fleet, the warships practiced missile and artillery final firing. When sailing, the frigate Admiral Grigorovich worked out coordination with pilots of the Separate Mixed Aviation Regiment. In course of the joint training, the Ka-57 helicopters of ASW and rescue variants flew 10 sorties aboard a ship. At the training area, the latest frigate eliminated air and maritime targets as well as a floating mine by naval artillery. The Muromets and R-239 missile boat practiced firing at maritime ship-target. Afterwards the…

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