RFS Admiral Makarov Returns to Sevastopol

March 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Makarov” completed the planned execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for its permanent home – the hero-city of Sevastopol. The crew of the ship performed tasks in the permanent grouping of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea from November 2018. Currently, the frigate is passing through the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, heading for the Black Sea. The arrival of the ship in Sevastopol, as…

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RFS Admiral Makarov Departs Limassol

February 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Makarov”, performing tasks as part of the permanent compound of the Russian Navy in the far sea zone, completed a business call at the port of Limassol (Cyprus). The ship replenished the necessary supplies of material resources, and the crew as a rest made excursion walks through the historical places of the city. The call of the Russian frigate to a foreign port was carried out in accordance with the plan of the ship’s stay in…

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Black Sea Fleet frigates Admiral Essen and Admiral Makarov involved in exercise in the Mediterranean Sea

November 20, 2018 – Battle stations of air defense units of the Black Sea Fleet frigates Admiral Essen and Admiral Makarov conducted joint exercise in the Mediterranean Sea to detect unidentified air targets and repel simulated airstrikes. While working out the tasks, units of the warships detected and classified targets, and the air defense units engaged air targets of the adversary by the warships’ anti-aircraft weapons. The crews of Admiral Makarov and Admiral Essen are conducting tasks in the Mediterranean Sea for the second time in this year. Earlier, the…

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Admiral Makarov to join Russian task force in Mediterranean

November 6, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Makarov is sailing from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea. At present, the ship is passing through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles Straits (the Turkish Straits). The ship completed a complex of naval combat exercises in the fleet’s combat training zones. Together with the Ka-27PL crews, the sailors practiced takeoffs and landings on the frigate deck, conducted training sessions on the search and tracking of a submarine. Ship crews held trainings to check air control systems of the vessel ensuring…

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Royal Navy Forced to Shadow Russian Frigate with a Minehunter

Under the ever-watchful eyes of the Royal Navy, employing a minehunter as no frigates of destroyers were available, this is one of the Russia’s newest warships sailing through the Channel. Frigate Admiral Makarov became the latest vessel to be closely monitored by British forces passing through the Channel this summer. The 4,000-tonne Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate only joined the Russian Fleet at the end of last year. Portsmouth-based minehunter HMS Hurworth and a Wildcat HMA2 helicopter from 815 Naval Air Squadron based at Yeovilton have both been sent out to monitor…

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Frigate Admiral Makarov & Corvette Sobystvitelny Arrive Kronstadt to Train for Main Naval Parade

The frigate “Admiral Makarov” and the Corvette “Sobrazitelny”, having made the transition from Baltiysk, arrived in Kronstadt to participate in the Main Naval Parade, which will be held on July 29. Two large amphibious assault ships of the Baltic Fleet “Ivan Gren” and “Korolev” will arrive in the Kronstadt raid in the afternoon. It is planned that the conditions for the basing of the ships participating in the parade at the Kronstadt berths and on the roads will be checked today by the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir…

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