MCM Training in Kola Bay

April 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of the five minesweepers of the Kola Flotilla water protection unit of the heterogeneous forces of the Northern Fleet conducted an exercise in their main purpose in the Kola Bay and in the combat training fleet in the Barents Sea. The base minesweepers “Kotelnich”, “Kolomna” and “Yadrin” as part of the mine-sweeping group worked out maneuvering, setting trawls, searching for sea mines and trawling a certain section of the sea water area. The naval minesweeper “Machinist” and the base minesweeper “Yelnya” cleaned…

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Marshal Ustinov Practices Minefield Penetration

March 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser completed the forcing of conditional minefields along the protected fairway at the exit to the Barents Sea. The mines training for the deployment of surface forces of the Northern Fleet was provided by a group of minesweepers of the Kola Flotilla of heterogeneous forces within the basic minesweepers Elnya and Kolomna. In the course of the exercise, mine-sweeping ships completed joint maneuvering and tactics for the use of contact and acoustic trawls designed to search for…

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RFS Peter Velikiy Trains in Barents Sea

November 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the Peter the Great heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) of the Northern Fleet has entered the Barents Sea to perform combat training tasks. A few days earlier, the crew of TARKR “Peter the Great” worked out the issues related to preparing the ship in the base, conducting the ship’s access to the sea and the basic access to performing combat exercises. The mine support of the exit from the main base of the Northern Fleet, the city of Severomorsk, of an atomic missile…

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