Russian Navy Now Has 15 Project 23370 and 23370M in Service

February 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – For five years, the search and rescue forces of the Russian Navy (Navy) of Russia have been supplemented with a series of 15 multifunctional modular catamaran boats of search and rescue support for projects 23370 and 23370М. They were built at the KAMPO enterprise located near Moscow within the framework of the shipbuilding program. Currently, for the Navy, mass production of the next modification of boats of this project, designed to perform hydrographic tasks, is deployed. We are talking about hydrographic boats 23370G. The…

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Training Ship Perekop Recertified

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – As instructed by the Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolev, the framework of the generalization and dissemination in the Navy of the experience of a unique cruise of the Perekop training ship around Eurasia with the passage of the Northern Sea Route, which took place in 2018, conducted a thorough analysis of the training capabilities of the ship’s technical equipment for organizing maritime practices of cadets of naval educational institutions. The conclusions of this analysis – the state of the training and training base on…

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Russian Submarine Pacific Fleet Celebrates 114th Anniversary

January 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, commemorative events dedicated to the 114th anniversary of the formation of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet took place on the Korabelnaya Embankment of the city of Vladivostok. Submariner veterans and representatives of the command of the Pacific Fleet laid a wreath and flowers at the monument to the first submariners and honored the memory of all those who stood guard over the security of our Motherland while in the submarine compartments. A short meeting was held here at the monument, which…

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Russia Promises Baltic Fleet Deployments in 2019

January 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – In 2019, the forces and troops of the fleet will take part in dozens of combat training activities of various directions. Baltic seamen will have to perform tasks in remote areas of the World Ocean. The plans of more than 10 long hikes in the Mediterranean, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. In the ocean zone, surface ships and vessels will take part in the planned activities of combat training, research activities, ensuring the marine practice of cadets and international maneuvers. Also, the…

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Icebreaking Begins at Kamchatka Submarine Base

January 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, in order to eliminate difficult ice conditions, the ships of the auxiliary fleet of the Pacific Fleet embarked on an intensive ice breaking at the basing station of nuclear submarines of the Pacific Fleet. The accumulation of ice and its compaction in places up to half a meter in Krasheninnikov Bay occurred as a result of extreme cold that lasted for a week, which significantly influenced the safety of the parking and navigation of submarine cruisers. The ice breaking task has been…

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Russian Navy Hydrographic Service to Add Vessels in 2019

January 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The main command of the Russian Navy will continue active work on re-equipping the naval hydrographic ships. Two small hydrographic vessels of project 19910 are under construction. At the October Revolution Shipbuilding Plant JSC (the city of Blagoveshchensk) a hydrographic vessel Alexander Rogotsky is being built which will become part of the Pacific Fleet in the current 2019.A hydrographic vessel, Nikolai Skosyrev, is being built at the Vympel Shipbuilding Plant JSC in Rybinsk, which is planned to become part of the Northern Fleet in…

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Baltic Fleet Su-27s Conduct Air Intercept Training

December 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – As part of the planned training, the Su-27 fighter pilots worked out the elements of air combat with a conditional enemy, as well as the conditional use of aviation weapons. According to the plan of the flight training event, the conditional enemy planes violated the State Border of the Russian Federation and attempted to launch a missile-bombing attack on strategic military facilities. With the receipt of a signal about the invasion of unidentified aircraft into the airspace of the country, Su-27 fighters took off…

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Russia Claims Time spent underway in 2018 of surface ships and submarines increases by 10%

December 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – The combat training of the Russian Navy during drills and combat service has intensified in 2018. The total number of days spent by crews at sea in 2018 increased by 10% and amounted to more than 14,000 days. Including-surface ships-about 12,000 days, and submarines – more than 2,000 days. Over the same period last year, the Russian ships spent some 13,000 days at sea. One of the most priority directions in the development of the Navy for the coming years, which will also enable…

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Northern Fleet Joint Strategic Command marks the fourth anniversary of the formation

December 15, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the commander of the Northern Fleet, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, congratulated the servicemen and civilian personnel of the joint strategic command of the Northern Fleet on the fourth anniversary of the formation. “The combined strategic command, created on December 15, 2014 on the basis of the Northern Fleet to protect the national interests of the Russian Federation in the Arctic, significantly increased its combat potential over three years and repeatedly confirmed its readiness to successfully accomplish tasks in the Arctic zone and the World…

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Russian Northern Fleet Practices Search and Rescue

November 21, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the regional center of defense management (RCC) of the Northern Fleet conducted a training session to ensure the unsinkability and fire and explosion safety of warships in the face of deteriorating weather and wind. As part of the training at the RCC of the Northern Fleet, a center for survival and search and rescue support was deployed. The training also involved duty personnel of search and rescue support, command, staff and non-staff emergency response teams of surface ships and submarines. During the training,…

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Northern Fleet conducted an emergency submarine relief exercise

November 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the Northern Fleet has completed a comprehensive doctrine of the search and rescue forces (PSO) to assist conditionally emergency submarine in distress. The exercise of the PSO forces started in the Northern Fleet the day before, on November 8. With the arrival of a conditional distress signal, a search and rescue center (SRP) of the regional command center was deployed at the headquarters of the Northern Fleet. PSP specialists have worked out the management of the duty of the search and rescue fleet…

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Project 23370M SMK-2187 Completes Trials

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – The plant tests of SMK-2187 Project 23370M multifunctional modular boat built for the rescue detachment of the Northeastern Troops and Forces have been completed In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In accordance with the program approved, the manufacturing plant tested the boat’s seaworthiness, maneuverability, navigation devices’ operation and ship systems. The SMK-2187 is the 15th boat in the series of Project 23370M multifunctional modular search-and-rescue boats, being built for the Navy under the State contract with the Russian Defence Ministry. In the near future, the multifunctional rescue catamaran…

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Baltic Fleet Ships Deploy to the North Atlantic

October 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet as part of the corvettes “Savvy”, “Resistant”, the medium sea tanker “Cola” and the sea tug “Konetsky” went on a long voyage to carry out the planned in the North Atlantic. Onboard the detachment’s ships are anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27PS, the crews of the detachment include specially trained units of the marines. During the campaign, the crews of the ships will perform many different combat training tasks, including joint exercises in communications, air defense and anti-submarine defense,…

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Northern Fleet Submarines Conducted Undeerwater Duel in the Barents Sea

October 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – The crews of nuclear submarines of two different formations of the submarine forces of the Northern Fleet carried out a complex of anti-submarine exercises with torpedo firing. The trainings were carried out for several days and were of a bilateral nature. Submariners operated in the fleet testing grounds in the Barents Sea in accordance with the combat training plan. At the first stage of the exercise, the crews of nuclear submarines worked out the tactics of searching and tracking an underwater enemy using sonar…

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Caspian Flotilla Conducts MCM & ASW Training

October 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – Combining the ships guarding the water area of ​​the Caspian Flotilla together with aviation carried out anti-submarine and anti-mine search operations. During the exercise, the ship group consisting of small anti-submarine ships and minesweepers with the support of the Su-24M bomber link, the Be-12 aircraft and Ka-27 helicopters carried out a control search of enemy submarines and anti-ship mines on the fairway of the main ship fleet fleet. combat mission. In addition, the crews of anti-submarine ships carried out combat shooting at air and…

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