Project 775 Oslabya Weapons Training in Sea of Japan

March 14, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the large landing ship Oslyabya worked in the Sea of ​​Japan to conduct naval combat with a single ship. In the area of ​​the landfill on the island of Zheltukhin the ship struck at difficult target positions on the coast, which imitated long-term firing points, equipment and personnel of the conditional enemy. In the sea range in providing anti-submarine aircraft Il-38 and Tu-142, the ship repulsed the attack of the air attack equipment of the conditional enemy…

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Pacific Fleet Exercises in the Sea of ​​Japan & Sea of ​​Okhotsk

March 5, 2019 – As part of the development of the actions of single ships at sea for their intended purpose (course task K-2), the warships of the Pacific Fleet in Primorye and Kamchatka performed artillery firing at sea, air and coastal targets. In the waters of the Peter the Great Bay, a complex of exercises was conducted by the large landing ship Nikolai Vilkov. In the area of ​​the coastal range, he struck target positions with artillery fire, imitating the combat equipment of a conventional enemy on the coast.…

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Corvette Gromky sails to Sea of Japan for next stage of sea trials

November 6, 2018 (Google Translation) – The newest corvette Gromky, which is soon going to enter the Pacific Fleet’s strength, has again sailed to the Peter the Great Bay in order to continue the program of sea trials. Aboard the ship there are specialists of the Amur Shipbuilding Plant, where the warship has been built, as well as officers of the Pacific Fleet Staff’s departments and services. The sea trials are to be provided by the rescue tug Photy Krylov and sea tug MB-92. The PF Naval Aviation’s Ka-27 helicopters,…

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RFS Oslyabya Exercises With Weapons in Sea of Japan

Practising sea elements of the standard task K-2 (single ship operations at sea), the major amphibious ship Oslyabya of the Pacific Fleet, carried out a series of artillery firings in the Sea of Japan. Sailing in a range, the ship conducted an exercise on her air defence against the enemy’s air attack with artillery fire. The MAS gunners also successfully delivered artillery fire at the towed shield. Currently, 5 combatant ships of the Pacific Fleet, including the MAS Oslyabya, are performing the combat training tasks in the assigned ranges.

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Chafee conducts trilateral PASSEX with Indian Navy and JMSDF in 7th Fleet

USS Chafee (DDG 90) participated in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Indian navy ships, INS Satpura (F48) and INS Kadmatt (P29) as well as Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ship JS Inazuma (DD-105) Nov. 3-6. PASSEXs like this arise when maritime forces from two or more regional countries are operating in the same area and take advantage of the opportunity to train together. This PASSEX builds on previous maritime training events, including exercise Malabar this past summer. During this PASSEX, the ships exchanged Navy liaison officers (LNOs) and exercised…

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