Orekhovo-Zuyevo Deploys to Mediterranean

March 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the small rocket ship (OTL) “Orekhovo-Zuevo” of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol and headed for the Black Sea straits. For the crew of the ship, accepted into the Russian Navy in December last year, this is the first exit to the distant sea zone to perform the assigned tasks. After the passage of the straits, the crew of the ship will join the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the long-range operational zone. The crew…

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Russian Navy to track US missile destroyer movements in Black Sea

Note: image unverified February 19, 2019 (TASS) – Russian Black Sea Fleet ships, including the missile corvette Orekhovo-Zuyevo and the reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs are continuously tracking the US guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook that has sailed into the Black Sea, the National Defense Management Center reported on Tuesday. It said the Donald Cook entered the Black Sea “at 17:00 Moscow time on February 19, 2019”. “The assigned means of the Black Sea Fleet have organized continuous tracking of the US missile destroyer. The direct control over its movements is…

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