Ships of the Black Sea Fleet Complete Weapon Trials

February 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – Crews of the ships of the Crimean and Novorossiysk naval bases (naval base) of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) conducted missile and artillery firing at sea combat training grounds as part of the delivery of the K-2 course mission. During the training activities, the small anti-submarine ship Suzdalets and the naval mine sweeper Valentin Pikul carried out artillery firing at surface and air targets, as well as at the mock of a floating mine. In addition to conducting anti-aircraft artillery firing, the Samum missile…

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RFS Valentin Pikul Returns to Novorossiysk

December 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet, the minesweeper of the Black Sea Fleet, Valentin Pikul, completed the planned execution of tasks as part of the Navy’s permanent grouping in the Mediterranean. The crew of the ship completes the passage of the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, after which the city of Novorossiysk will head to the point of permanent deployment. The crew of the “Valentin Pikul” has been performing tasks as part of the permanent navy grouping in the Mediterranean since August 2018.

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