Project 12341 Smerch Receives AK-176MA Gun

August 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Dalzavod Center for Ship Repair Center JSC (Vladivostok) completed the installation of a new universal AK-176MA 76-mm automatic cannon on the modernized small missile ship Smerch (MRK). The AK-176MA is equipped with a digital control system and a new optoelectronic station, which allows to detect and hit targets in any weather at long range. The high density of fire makes it possible for the gun mount to destroy even armored objects. In July, RTO “Smerch” made an interbase transition from a base station…

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BRP Davao del Sur Completes Port Call in Vladivostok

July 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – The amphibious assault ship helicopter-dock (DVKD) of the Navy of the Philippines “Davao del Sur” completed a friendly visit to Vladivostok, where he arrived on 26 July. During the visit, the Philippine Navy warship took part in a naval parade dedicated to the Day of the Navy in Vladivostok. The command staff of the ship was received by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants. Excursions to historical places of the city were held for foreign guests, and sailors took part in…

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VNS Quang Trung Departs Vladivostok

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – Vietnamese frigate Quang Trung completed the first friendly in the history of bilateral Russian-Vietnamese relations visit to Vladivostok . During the visit, a Vietnamese warship took part in a naval parade dedicated to the Navy Day in Vladivostok. The sailors commemorate the memory of the Pacific perished in the Great Patriotic War, laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame of Military glory of the Pacific Fleet and were received by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants. For foreign guests were organized…

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Vietnamese Frigate Arrives in Vladivostok

July 25, 2019 (VNA) – Vietnam’s frigate 016-Quang Trung with 150 Vietnamese officers, soldiers and sailors aboard anchored at Vladivostok port on July 25, beginning its courtesy visit to Russia. A welcome ceremony for the ship’s crew was hosted by Captain 1st rank Aleksandr Shvarts, commander of missile ships no. 36 of the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet the same day. Shvarts expressed his delight at the visit by the Vietnamese delegation on the occasion of the 323rd anniversary of the Russian Navy. Colonel Nguyen Van Ngan, Deputy Chief of Staff…

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40 Warships and Support Craft for Pacific Fleet Navy Day in Vladivostok

July 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Forty warships, boats, submarines, support ships, 15 pieces of military equipment of coastal troops, 12 aircraft of naval aviation and more than 2 thousand Pacific Fleet servicemen are scheduled to participate in the naval parade and military sports festival. Commander of the naval parade, which will be held in the waters of the Amur Bay, appointed commander of the Primorsk flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Vladimir Yakushev. This will be his first parade in the new post. The organizers…

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Water station CSKA in Vladivostok Prepares for Navy Day

July 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – Technical work began at the water station of the Pacific Fleet (CSKA), preceding the parade of ships and the military-sports festival in honor of the Day of the Navy of Russia, which this year will be celebrated on July 28. Divers of the Pacific Fleet rescue squad examine approaches to the piers and slip, which will be involved in the episodes of the holiday. Also, the specialists of the hydrographic service are measuring the depths in the fairway and at the berths of the…

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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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