ASW Training in Peter the Great Bay

June 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in the waters of the Peter the Great Bay, five anti-submarine ships of the Pacific Fleet have worked out the tasks of finding, tracking and destroying a submarine of a conditional enemy. The large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleev” and two ship search and strike groups (KPUG) as part of small anti-submarine ships (MPK) “Ust-Ilimsk”, “Sovetskaya Gavan” and MPK “221”, “Metel” worked out the tasks of searching, tracking and the destruction of the submarine (SP) conditional enemy in terms of fire resistance. The actions…

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JS Suzunami Arrives in Vladivostok

June 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the agreements reached, a squadron destroyer of the Naval Self-Defense Forces (MSSO) of Japan “Suzunami” arrived in Vladivostok with an unofficial call. In the main base of the Pacific Fleet, the ship was met by the Deputy Commander of the Primorsk Flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 1st Rank Vadim Filippov. He greeted the senior captain of rank 1 Hitoshi Shimizu, commander of the 7th escort division of Japan, and commander of the compound control officers on…

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Pacific Fleet’s Primorye Flotilla Conducts ASW Training

March 1, 2019 (Google Translation) -Today, during a planned anti-submarine tactical exercise, major anti-submarine ships Admiral Panteleyev and Admiral Vinogradov of the Primorye Flotilla of the Pacific Fleet, in the waters of Peter the Great Bay, trained to search, track and destroy a submarine. One of the fleet diesel submarines simulated an adversary. Along with the ship’s search facilities, the IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft and the deck-based Ka-27PL naval aviation helicopters, which used lowered sonar stations, were involved in locating the submarine. After establishing contact with the submarine, the anti-submarine ships…

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Russian Ships Visit Manila

January 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships (OBK) of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) as part of the flagship of the Order of Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser (GRKR) “Varyag”, a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Admiral Panteleyev” and a large sea tanker “Boris Butoma” called at the port of Manila (Philippines). As part of the visit, Pacific seamen will meet with representatives of the command of the naval forces (Navy) of the Philippines and the Russian Ambassador to the Philippines. The servicemen of the Pacific Fleet will…

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Indra Navy-2018 completed in the Bay of Bengal

December 16, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today in the Bay of Bengal, in the Indian port of Vishakhapatnam, the Russian-Indian exercise Indra Navi-2018 was completed in the framework of which the naval interaction of seafarers of the two countries was worked out to protect shipping and economic activity at sea. In the course of the exercise, the sailors of the Pacific Fleet and the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy in practice improved the skills of joint tactical maneuvering, the replenishment of ships from the tanker on the move, and…

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Russian Ships Arrive Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY 2018

December 9, 2018 – Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy exercise on 09 Dec 18. The 10th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY will be conducted at/off Visakhapatnam from 09 to 16 December 2018. The primary aim of the exercise is to increase inter-operability amongst the two navies, develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations. Initiated in 2003, INDRA NAVY exercise has matured over the years…

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Russian Ships Visit Qingdao

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – On the morning of October 21, a Russian naval fleet comprised of the guided missile destroyer Varyag, the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev and the replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, under the command of Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov, arrived at Qingdao, a coastal city in eastern China, for a five-day goodwill visit. The three visiting vessels belong to Russia’s Pacific Fleet, of which both the missile destroyer Varyag and the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev had visited Qingdao before. Onboard the vessels are nearly 1,000 troops. This…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Squadron Deploys from Vladivostok

October 1, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships (OBK) of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) consisting of the flagship of the Pacific Fleet of the Order of the Nakhimov Guards Varyag missile cruiser, the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev and the large sea tanker Boris Butoma left Vladivostok and began to solve long-distance cruise missions The Asia-Pacific region. The commander of the campaign is the chief of staff of the Pacific Fleet’s underwater forces, Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov. It is planned that the swimming of the OBK…

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Pacific Fleet Surface Action Groups Train in the Sea of Okhotsk

September 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – During the Vostok 2018 maneuvers, a tactical strike force made up of missile cruiser Varyag, major ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov, and Admiral Panteleyev held joint drills with two surface action groups in the Sea of Okhotsk. The ships trained maneuvering and reformation, air defence of the whole group at sea. In total up to 20 warships of various classes were supported by shipborne aviation at sea during the maneuvers. The Vostok 2018 maneuvers have kicked off in the territory of the Far East and…

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JMSDF Shadows Russian Ships Again

September 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – September 12 (Wednesday) around 5:30 am, the Maritime Self-Defense Force belongs to the 15th Escort Guard “Mamori” (Large Minato), the Russian navy Udaroi Ⅰ which goes north eastwards about 190 km west-southwest of Soya Cape One class destroyer, one steregsichy class frigate and one Amur-class ship. We confirmed 3 vessels in total. Later, these vessels sailed to the Sea of Okhotsk, east of the Sōya Strait.

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Pacific Fleet warships address challenges in the Sea of Okhotsk

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet’s surface force consisting of the Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyer Bystriy, the major ASW ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and Admiral Panteleyev started to carry out tasks in the Sea of Okhotsk. While sailing from Vladivostok, the ships supported by Ka-27 ASW helicopters conducted an ASW exercise on searching and tracking a mock enemy’s submarine, worked out the ship unit’s air defence, improved joint tactical maneuvering, trained to help the ship in mock distress. As part of the planned test tactical…

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Pacific Fleet warships arrive in Shanghai

Today, the Pacific Fleet detachment made up of the large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China. The Russian warships moored at the Wusong port, where welcoming ceremony took place. Representatives of the Chinese PLA Navy leadership have already visited the Russian warship. The Russian seamen paid a visit to the Chinese naval base command and to the Office of the Mayor. It is planned that Russian and Chinese seamen will participate…

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Pacific Fleet warships arrive in Singapore

Today, the Pacific Fleet detachment made up of major ASW warship Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the Republic of Singapore. Russian warships have moored at the Changi main naval base, where a welcoming ceremony for the Russian seamen took place. According to the plan of the visit, civilians will visit the Russian warships, joint sports tournaments of the Russia’s and Singapore’s navies, as well as bus tours round the historical sites of the city. The unofficial visit to the Changi naval…

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Pacific Fleet warships arrive on visit to Myanmar

Today, the Pacific Fleet detachment made up of the large ASW warship Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived on unofficial visit to Yangon City, Myanmar. The Russian warships moored at the Thilawa Port where welcoming ceremony took place. Today, representatives of Myanmar Naval Command have visited the Russian warship. The Russian seamen also paid a visit to Commander of the Ayeyarwady Region and Chief of Naval Staff of Myanmar. It is planned that citizens will be able to visit the Russian ships in course of the…

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Admiral Pantileyev holds drills with Cambodian Navy

On 12 November, the Pacific Fleet’s ship detachment made up of the destroyer Admiral Panteleyev and large sea tanker Boris Butoma completed an unofficial visit to the Cambodian port of Kampongaon. During the visit, the command of the Russian ship detachment visited the Governor of the Preah Sihanoukville Province, the Mayor of the city of Sihanoukville, and the Commander of the naval base of Ream. The servicemen of anti-terror units of the two countries shared their experience in countering terrorism and practiced skills in a joint anti-piracy drills. The sailors…

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