Baltic Fleet forces track destroyers USS Gravely and USS Porter entering Baltic Sea

January 21, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Baltic Fleet forces are tracking the guided missile destroyers USS Gravely and USS Porter entering the southern Baltic Sea. It was announced by the Russian National Centre for State Defence Control. The Russian corvettes Boiky and Soobrazitelny observe actions of the American ships.

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Baltic Fleet to participate in Army 2018 IMTF

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – Over 15 warships and boats of various classes will be showcased on a display of the Russian Navy in Kronstadt within the ARMY 2018 International Military and Technical Forum. On August 21, at the opening ceremony, Baltic Fleet ships will demonstrate a number of combat elements. Over 15 warships, auxiliary vessels and high-speed boats of the Baltic and Leningrad naval bases as well as 1,500 troops of the Baltic Fleet will be involved in the event. Among them there are – corvette Soobrazitelny, small-size…

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Baltic Fleet’s corvettes return home after long ocean voyage

Project 20380 corvettes of the Baltic Fleet, the Soobrazitelny and the Boiky, and the Kola tanker finished a three-month ocean voyage and returned to the Baltiisk port on Sunday. The vessels covered 35,000 nautical miles, fleet spokesperson Roman Martov told TASS. “The corvettes and tanker, who have carried out planned tasks in the areas of the North Atlantic, in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Indian Ocean, today were welcomed at the Baltiisk military harbor,” he said. The Baltic Fleet’s Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Nosatov welcomed home the crews. The homecoming…

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HMS Westminster Escorts Russian warships Through English Channel

Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster is today escorting a Russian military task group through the English Channel and areas of UK interest. The Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate was activated on Friday (5 Jan 18) to sail and keep watch on two Russian warships and two supporting vessels as they passed close to UK territorial waters in stormy conditions. HMS Westminster remained at sea over the weekend to meet up with the Russian vessels, keeping track of their activities in areas of Britain’s national interest. During this time, sources told SeaWaves…

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Baltic Fleet ship enters port of Djibouti

The corvette Soobrazitelny, Baltic Fleet, being on long-distance mission, has visited the port of Djibouti. The Russian seamen will replenish all the supplies and make all scheduled maintenance, examine the ship and visit some sites on shore in free time. Dozens of internal trainings have been held in course of the mission in the Red Sea. The detachment of the Baltic Fleet made up of the corvettes Boiky, Soobrazitelny, and ship tanker Kola sailed off Baltiysk on October 14. Currently the corvette Boiky and ship tanker Soobrazitelny are on mission…

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Baltic Fleet ship detachment leaves Cyprus

Baltic Fleet ship detachment, including corvettes Boiky and Soobrazitelny, and tanker Kola, finished its visit to Limassol port. Currently, the ship detachment is conducting tasks in course of the long-range sortie in the Mediterranean Sea. The Russian seamen replenished food, water, and fuel storages as well as got familiarized with sights of the island. In total, the Russian ships have covered over 7,000 nautical miles.

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