Marshal Ustinov Practices Shore Bombardment

March 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser of the Northern Fleet carried out a complex of artillery firing at coastal targets at training grounds in the Barents Sea. Combat calculations of AK-130 artillery mounts improved their skills in hitting unseen coastal target positions. According to the preliminary results of the exercise, all the targets that were fired were successfully hit. In the near future, the crew of the missile cruiser will continue to work out actions on sudden introduction, as well as conduct exercises on…

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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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Russian Northern Fleet Tests Severe Weather Capability

February 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk” went to the Black Sea to check the quality of the inter-line repairs at the plant in Sevastopol. The ship arrived at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet after performing long-range missions in the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean on 10 January. Within one and a half months, BOD “Severomorsk” restored its technical readiness. His crew was on short vacation. The rest of the personnel was divided into two shifts so…

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Marshal Ustinov Enters Spanish enclave of Ceuta on the African Coast

November 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, a squad of warships of the Northern Fleet, led by the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, made a business call at the Spanish port of Ceuta. Within a few days, the crews of Russian ships will replenish their stocks. After completion of the replenishment of the reserves, the detachment of ships will continue to perform tasks on the long-range cruise plan. The call of a detachment of ships of the Northern Fleet to the port of Ceuta was made for the first time since…

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Marshal Ustinov Supply Stop in Cyprus

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – The missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, the Northern Fleet, being on cruise in the Mediterranean Sea, has made a call at the port of Limassol in the Republic of Cyprus. The ship will stay at the port for several days so that crew can replenish fuel, fresh water and food supplies. After visit to the port of Limassol, the sailors will continue to perform tasks according to the long-range cruise plan in the Mediterranean, improving their combat training and naval training. A week ago, the…

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Northern Fleet detachment of warships completes routine call to Algeria

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – Fulfilling the distant cruise tasks, the Northern Fleet’s surface force led by the missile cruiser (MC) Marshal Ustinov completed a routine entry to the Algerian People’s Democratic Republic and set off for the central Mediterranean. The visit of the major ASW ships Severomorsk and the MC Marshal Ustinov to Algeria lasted for five days in 15-19 August. This period was used for replenishing the water, fuel and food stocks and holding a large cultural program. Russian sailors visited some sights of the country’s capital…

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RFS Severomorsk and Marshal Ustinov Visit Algeria

August 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, a Northern Fleet’s detachment made up of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov and major ASW warship Severomorsk being on long-distant cruise, made a call at the port of Algeria. According to the visit program, there will be a number of official events involving the Northern Fleet Commander Admiral Nikolay Evmenov who has gone to the capital of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, and a number of representatives of the Russian Embassy to Algeria. Northern Fleet Commander Admiral Nikolay Evmenov is going to…

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Northern Fleet Completes Preparations for Exercise Kumzha 2018

The Northern Fleet’s Surface, Submarine and Air Forces are completing their preparations for annual practical training sessions with attendees of the Military Academy of the RF Armed Forces’ General Staff called Kumzha 2018. The exercise is to involve surface ships and submarines of various ranks and types from the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov to harbor minesweepers, as well as ASW aircraft and helicopters, fighter and bomber aircraft. During the exercise, senior and general officers taught at the Military Academy of the RF Armed Forces’ General Staff are to get acquainted…

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Missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov trained interaction with air force in Barents Sea, Northern Fleet

Today, the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov practiced combat tasks in cooperation with aircraft of the air force and air defense army at naval training zone in the Barents Sea. At the first stage, the radio-technical equipment was operated to test its detection and tracking capabilities. The Il-38 ASW aircraft was simulating a target. Afterwards, the seamen practiced interaction with the Ka-27 helicopters to search for submarines of a mock enemy as well as to provide landing of the helicopters on the deck.

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