JMSDF Monitors Russian Task Group

April 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – Maritime Self Defense Force fifth escort force affiliation “Ariake” The Russian navy Stelevisi, who travels southwest of the sea about 150 km northeast of Upper Tsushima. A combination of Chi-class frigate, Kilo-class submarine and Igor-Belosov-class submarine rescue ship A total of 3 ships were confirmed. In addition, around April 1st (Friday) 10:00 am, Maritime Self-Defense Force 4th Air Group affiliation P-1 The Russian navy is a member of the Russian navy that travels about 180 km northeast of Upper Tsushima. We confirmed a total…

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Liaoning Completes Refit

February 25, 2019 – China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning appears to have left the maintenance bay of the Dalian Shipyard on Sunday, as the country’s second carrier, the Type 001A, is also expected to soon begin a new sea trial, reports said. Accompanied by a fireworks display, the Liaoning left the shipyard in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province with the help of tug boats Sunday morning, according to a report from Hong Kong-based Wen Wei Po and photos and video posted on Sina Weibo on Sunday. The Liaoning reportedly conducted a…

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Russian Ships Visit Manila

January 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships (OBK) of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) as part of the flagship of the Order of Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser (GRKR) “Varyag”, a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Admiral Panteleyev” and a large sea tanker “Boris Butoma” called at the port of Manila (Philippines). As part of the visit, Pacific seamen will meet with representatives of the command of the naval forces (Navy) of the Philippines and the Russian Ambassador to the Philippines. The servicemen of the Pacific Fleet will…

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Russian Ships Arrive Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY 2018

December 9, 2018 – Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy exercise on 09 Dec 18. The 10th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY will be conducted at/off Visakhapatnam from 09 to 16 December 2018. The primary aim of the exercise is to increase inter-operability amongst the two navies, develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations. Initiated in 2003, INDRA NAVY exercise has matured over the years…

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Russian Ships Visit Qingdao

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – On the morning of October 21, a Russian naval fleet comprised of the guided missile destroyer Varyag, the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev and the replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, under the command of Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov, arrived at Qingdao, a coastal city in eastern China, for a five-day goodwill visit. The three visiting vessels belong to Russia’s Pacific Fleet, of which both the missile destroyer Varyag and the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev had visited Qingdao before. Onboard the vessels are nearly 1,000 troops. This…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Squadron Deploys from Vladivostok

October 1, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships (OBK) of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) consisting of the flagship of the Pacific Fleet of the Order of the Nakhimov Guards Varyag missile cruiser, the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev and the large sea tanker Boris Butoma left Vladivostok and began to solve long-distance cruise missions The Asia-Pacific region. The commander of the campaign is the chief of staff of the Pacific Fleet’s underwater forces, Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov. It is planned that the swimming of the OBK…

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Pacific Fleet Surface Action Groups Train in the Sea of Okhotsk

September 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – During the Vostok 2018 maneuvers, a tactical strike force made up of missile cruiser Varyag, major ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov, and Admiral Panteleyev held joint drills with two surface action groups in the Sea of Okhotsk. The ships trained maneuvering and reformation, air defence of the whole group at sea. In total up to 20 warships of various classes were supported by shipborne aviation at sea during the maneuvers. The Vostok 2018 maneuvers have kicked off in the territory of the Far East and…

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RFS Tomsk practice mock torpedo attack against surface ships

August 29, 2018 (Google Translation) – During a tactical drills of the Pacific Fleet in the Sea of Okhotsk the nuclear-powered attack submarine Tomsk carried out a mock torpedo attack against a detachment of surface ships. A detachment was made up of the missile cruiser Varyag, destroyer Bystry, and major ASW ships. The sub approached the task force in submerged position, took a better position for the attack and fired four dummy torpedoes at the mock enemy’s ships. Having successfully fulfilled the mission, the attack sub stealthy left the area.…

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Pacific Fleet warships address challenges in the Sea of Okhotsk

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet’s surface force consisting of the Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyer Bystriy, the major ASW ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and Admiral Panteleyev started to carry out tasks in the Sea of Okhotsk. While sailing from Vladivostok, the ships supported by Ka-27 ASW helicopters conducted an ASW exercise on searching and tracking a mock enemy’s submarine, worked out the ship unit’s air defence, improved joint tactical maneuvering, trained to help the ship in mock distress. As part of the planned test tactical…

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Cruiser Varyag and submarine Tomsk fired cruise missiles at a surface target

In course of command post training held in course of the summer training period examination, crews of Guards missile cruiser Varyag and missile submarine Tomsk fired supersonic cruise missiles at a surface target. The crews fired the missiles from the Okhotsk Sea water zone. According to objective control data, the Granit cruise missile launched from submerged position and the Basalt cruise missile launched from the Varyag successfully hit the assigned target. The shooting was conducted in jamming environment including EW warfare. To ensure the safety and control over the shooting…

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