Marshal Shaposhnikov Completes Modernization in Vladivostok

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet completed the formation of the crew of the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, which is being renovated with deep modernization. The selection of personnel was carried out in accordance with the staffing table, which takes into account the new, substantially expanded composition of the ship’s weapons. After completion of technical work at Dalzavod LLC in Vladivostok, the updated combat unit will combine the capabilities of a carrier of high-precision cruise missiles and an anti-submarine ship. On the frigate only contract servicemen will serve.…

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JS Suzunami Arrives in Vladivostok

June 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the agreements reached, a squadron destroyer of the Naval Self-Defense Forces (MSSO) of Japan “Suzunami” arrived in Vladivostok with an unofficial call. In the main base of the Pacific Fleet, the ship was met by the Deputy Commander of the Primorsk Flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 1st Rank Vadim Filippov. He greeted the senior captain of rank 1 Hitoshi Shimizu, commander of the 7th escort division of Japan, and commander of the compound control officers on…

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JS Suzutsuki to Arrive Vladivostok June 10 for Sarex-2019

May 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with previously reached bilateral agreements, on June 10, the main base of the Pacific Fleet Vladivostok will be visited by the destroyer of the Japanese self-defense forces Suzunami. The ship will arrive in the capital of Primorsky Krai with a five-day business trip. During the visit, the ship will take part in the Russian-Japanese search and rescue training at sea “Sarex-2019” (SAREX (Search and Rescue Exercise)). The program for the stay of Japanese sailors in Vladivostok also includes a courtesy visit to…

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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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RFS Gromkiy Commissioned at Vladivostok

December 25, 2018 – Corvette Gromky entered the Pacific Fleet’s strength. A solemn ceremony of hoisting the Naval Ensign of the Russian Federation has taken place on the warship today. After the signing of the act on commissioning the corvette from the industry and a solemn flag-raising ceremony, the warship was enlisted in the Russian Navy by the order of Commander-in-Chief and entered the Pacific Fleet’s strength. The Commander of the Eastern Military District Lieutenant General Gennady Zhidko, the Pacific Fleet Submarine Forces Commander Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish, as well…

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BRP Tarlac Completes First Visit to Vladivostok

October 10, 2018 (Google Translation) – The helicopter carrier landing platform dock Tarlac, the Philippines, has completed her first-ever visit to Vladivostok. She arrived in Vladivostok on October 1. During the visit there was an official meeting between Admiral Sergei Avatyants with Filipino delegation and the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation Carlos Sorreta. Filipino seamen visited the diesel-powered submarine Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the Pacific Fleet to learn about service conditions of the Russian submariners. At the Gornostay training ground, the guests watched the elements of amphibious…

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BRP Tarlac Visits Vladivostok

October 1, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today in Vladivostok, with the first business trip in history, the landing ship-dock (DVKD) “Tarlac” of the Navy of the Philippines arrived. The mooring of the ship at the main pier of the Pacific Fleet in the Golden Horn Bay was provided by tugs of a detachment of ships providing the main naval base. On behalf of the Pacific Fleet Command, Filipino sailors were welcomed by the temporary commander of the combination of surface ships of the fleet, Captain 1st Rank Dmitry Pashenyuk. By…

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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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Army-2018 forum to take place at six venues in Vladivostok, Eastern Military District

August 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Korabelnaya Embankment pier is to become the main forum site, and for the opening and closing ceremonies as well. The Pacific Fleet ships and vessels are expected to be moored here. The site will also showcase weapons and military vehicles of the Navy’s Coastal Troops, equipment of the Land Forces, as well as special-purpose and logistical support units, search-and-rescue services. Special-purpose units will show their operations on releasing a vessel captured by pirates and rendering assistance to a vessel in distress. The Far…

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Training ship Perekop in Navy Day in Vladivostok

Having made the inter-fleet transfer from Sevastopol to Vladivostok, the Baltic Fleet training ship Perekop will take part in the naval parade dedicated to the Russian Navy Day in Vladivostok. The Perekop will take her place in the parade line-up among the Pacific Fleet warships. The crew has already begun preparations for the naval parade: the hull painting is underway, the illumination is checked. Last year, the training ship Perekop participated in the Navy Day celebration in Sevastopol. In the coming days, the Pacific Fleet seamen will install the sets…

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Pacific Fleet Ships Return to Vladivostok

July 12, 2018 – Today the detachment of warships of Pacific Fleet, composed of large anti-submarine ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and the average sea tanker Pechenga under the command of captain 1st rank Oleg Korolev has completed a long-range two-month trip and returned to Vladivostok. During two months, the Pacific Fleet handled tasks in the Asia-Pacific region and made port calls of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan. In Vladivostok, the commander of the Seaside Flotilla of all-arms forces, Rear Admiral Sergei Guha met the detachment of warships.…

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Unique distant cruise of training ship Perekop is successful

“The training ship Perekop’s cruise, organized by the Navy High Command, has clearly proved the effectiveness of “sailorizing” cadets of the Naval Institute (Peter the Great Marine Corps) in different areas of the World Ocean taking into account the navigational features of 15 seas, various straits and gulfs,” Rear Admiral Eduard Luik, the Chief Navy Navigator, reported to the Navy CINC after the ship’s arrival in Vladivostok on 3 June. Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolyov congratulated the crew on the successful fulfilment of the two-month cruise and the…

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SAREX Search & Rescue Exercise takes place in Peter the Great Gulf

In late November, the Pacific Fleet and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are holding the SAREX Search & Rescue Exercise. In course of a planning conference, sides agreed on time and location of the exercise in Vladivostok. In accordance with reached agreements, the destroyer Hamagiri of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force is arriving in Vladivostok on November 20.

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Exercise Indra-2017 Concluded in Vladivostok

The Indo-Russian military Exercise ‘Indra-2017’ culminated today at Vladivostok after eleven days of joint training in counter-terrorism operations. After intense and exacting military training, the joint exercise concluded with a closing ceremony, wherein both the contingents showcased their immense talents with unique traditional touches. The grand closing ceremony at Vladivostok which comprised of personnel of both contingents was witnessed by senior officials and dignitaries of both countries including His Excellency Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation Shri Pankaj Saran. Personnel from the Indian as well as Russian contingents were…

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