Royal Navy Shadows RFS Severomorsk

May 15, 2019 – HMS Northumberland has escorted a Russian destroyer through the English Channel. The Devonport-based Type 23 frigate was activated to meet the Severmorsk, a Udaloy-class guided missile destroyer. The Russian ship passed through the English Channel on the way back to her home port after operations in the Mediterranean. HMS Northumberland is one of the Royal Navy’s ships kept at high readiness to protect the integrity of UK waters. Before shadowing the Russian vessel, the ship had been honing her submarine hunting skills in the waters off…

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Severomorsk Conducts ASW Training in Mediterranean

April 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The training involved the hydroacoustic group personnel, the calculations of the combat information center, the main command post, the navigator combat unit. The search for submarines was carried out by the standard hydroacoustic complex, which allows detecting and classifying submarine targets at a distance of several tens of kilometers. During the exercise, the water area of ​​more than one hundred square miles was surveyed. Currently, the crew of the large antisubmarine ship Severomorsk continues to carry out tasks under the long-range cruise plan in…

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Northern Fleet’s RFS Severomorsk Visits Sevastopol

January 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – A large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern fleet “Severomorsk” arrived in the hero-city of Sevastopol. The purpose of the visit is to replenish stocks, rest the crew and routine maintenance after completing long-distance hike tasks. The ship was met by the Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev, and Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice Admiral Viktor Sokolov. The whole period of being in the zone of responsibility of the Black Sea Fleet BOD crew is under the control…

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RFS Severomorsk in Djibouti

December 11, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk”, performing the tasks of a long-distance cruise in the Indian Ocean, made a business call at the port of Djibouti of the African state of the same name. The stay of Russian sailors in a foreign port will be held according to a standard program: replenishment of fuel, fresh water and food to the established standards, as well as short-term rest of personnel on the coast with a visit to city attractions. Upon completion…

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RFS Severomorsk Participates in Exercise Arabian Monsoon 2018

November 30, 2018 – Today, the crew of the major ASW ship Severomorsk of the Northern Fleet has begun the active phase of the Arabian Monsoon 2018 international Russian-Pakistani anti-pirate exercise. In the course of the exercise, which is held in the northern part of the Arabian Sea, the crews of the Northern Fleet and the Pakistani Navy will practice joint anti-pirate actions. The major ASW ship Severomorsk and the medium sea tanker Kama represent the Russian side. The frigate Saif, Quvat missile ship, patrol vessel Karar and Sea King…

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RFS Severomorsk Makes Port Call at Karachi

November 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Northern Fleet (SF), led by a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Severomorsk”, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Indian Ocean, came to the port of Karachi (Pakistan) with an unofficial visit. The program of the visit, which will last for several days, includes protocol events with the participation of the command of the squadron of the Northern Fleet and the Naval Forces (Navy) of Pakistan, and Russian sailors visiting the International Exhibition of Armament and Military Equipment…

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RFS Severomorsk in Russian-Japanese Exercises in the Gulf of Aden

November 10, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the Russian-Japanese anti-piracy naval doctrine began in the Gulf of Aden, in which warships of the Russian Navy and Japanese Navy take part. The Russian side is a large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk”, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Indian Ocean. From the Japanese side, the squadron “Ikazuti” participates in the exercise. Such interaction between the sailors of the Northern Fleet and the Japanese Navy is carried out for the first time in the history of the…

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RFS Severomorsk Visits Victoria, Seychelles

October 29, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the crew of the large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk”, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Indian Ocean, arrived in the port of Victoria of the Seychelles. This is already the second business trip of the North Sea to the Seychelles during this campaign, the previous one was in early October. In the current business visit, the crew of the Severomorsk BOD will replenish stocks of fuel, food and fresh water. Also planned are the descents of sailors,…

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RFS Severomorsk Visits Madagascar

October 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – The large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet, Severomorsk, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Indian Ocean, made a business call at the port of Antsiranan in the northern part of the Republic of Madagascar – the largest state occupying one island. The Russian ship was moored at the southern pier of the port. The naval attache of the Russian Embassy in Madagascar and representatives of the naval forces of the Republic have already visited the shipyard Severomorsk. Russian sailors made…

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Major ASW ship Severomorsk calls at port of Pemba, People’s Republic of Mozambique

October 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – The ASW ship Severomorsk, the Northern Fleet, being on cruise in the Indian Ocean, has made a call at the port of Pemba in the People’s Republic of Mozambique. On the first day of the visit, Russian Ambassador to Mozambique Alexander Surikov was officially received on board of the ship. Citizens and personnel of the Mozambique armed forces toured round the ship. The visit of the Russian ship is held in accordance with the plan of international military cooperation of the Ministry of Defence…

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RFS Severomorsk Visits the Seychelles

October 5, 2018 – Today, the large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet Severomorsk, performing the long-distance mission in the Indian Ocean, arrived in the port of Victoria of the Republic of Seychelles. The visit will last several days. Russian seamen will replenish food supplies and fresh water, and tour the sights of Victoria. During the stay of the ship in the port, representatives of the Russian embassy and residents of Seychelles will visit the ship. It is not the first time as the ASW ship crew visits the port…

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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 Enters English Channel

Google Translation August 7, 2018 – Today, a detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet, who participated in the Main Naval Parade, came from the North Sea into the English Channel. As part of a detachment of warships – the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” and a large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk”. The remaining ships and vessels – participants in the Main Naval Parade – continue the inter-Fleet transition to the points of permanent deployment. On the eve of a detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet completed the passage of the…

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Severomorsk and Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Conduct ASW Training in Barents Sea

The Northern Fleet ship search-and-strike group composed of the major ASW ships Severomorsk and Vice Admiral Kulakov are holding the test tactical drill on searching for and destroying the simulated enemy’s submarine. The exercise contains several stages in the Northern Fleet ranges in the Barents Sea led by the commanding officer of an anti-submarine brigade Captain 1 Rank Andrei Klimenko. The ships are to work out interaction with each other, as well as with nuclear-powered and diesel-electric submarines and ASW aircraft, master new tactical methods of joint search for a…

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