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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