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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INDRA-2017

India and Russia have had longstanding military and diplomatic ties and to preserve these bonds of cooperation, India and Russia undertake annual military exercise INDRA. This milestone in military cooperation of the two nations epitomizes their strong and resilient relations. INDRA-2017 is the first tri-service bilateral exercise between the two countries. On 18 Oct 2017, Indian contingent flew in IL-76 aircraft of the Indian Air Force to Vladivostok comprising of Army and Air Force personnel. The contingent, led by the Task Force Commander, Maj Gen ND Prasad was accorded a…

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Indian Navy warships welcomed in Vladivostok

A detachment of the Indian Navy warships has arrived in Vladivostok October 19th to take part in the Indra 2017 Russian-Indian international joint exercise that is to take place for the first time. [smartslider3 slider=29] As the Indian vessels entered the port, they were welcomed with international salute of 21 guns. In return, the flagship of the Indian detachment greeted the Pacific Fleet with artillery salute. The Indian frigate Satpura and corvette Kadmatt were solemnly welcomed at the 33 berth at Korabelnaya Embankment. Deputy Commander of the Pacific Fleet for…

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JMSDF sailors visit Pacific Fleet Museum

Crews of the destroyer Hurasame and training vessel Kashima of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) visited a historical museum of the Pacific Fleet and its branches – the S-56 submarine museum and Krasnyy vympel memorial ship. The visitors have learned about the Pacific Fleet history. The sailors also paid a visit to the Branch of Voroshilov Battery Military Historical museum where they observed under-turret and technical rooms. The visit of JMSDF warships will last five days. During this period, an extensive entertainment program is planned for the grew including…

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Solemn farewell ceremony of Chinese Navy ship formation was held in the Sea of Okhotsk

Conducting a march of ships in column on head-on, ships of the Joint Sea 2017 international exercise participants thanked each other for a joint work. Having finished the exercise, crews of two states’ ship formations, including missile cruiser Varyag, major antisubmarine ship Admiral Tributs, rescue ship Igor Belousov, destroyer Shijiazhuang, frigate Daqing, supply ship Dong Pinghu and rescue ship Changdao, moving in column on head-on thanked each other for the joint work. The Joint Sea 2017 exercise was held at the Pacific Fleet base on September 18-25. The exercise included…

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Chinese Ships in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017

[smartslider3 slider=4] A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet comprised of the guided-missile destroyer Shijiazhuang (Hull 116), the guided-missile frigate Daqing (Hull 576), the comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) and the submarine rescue ship Changdao (Hull 867), arrives at a naval port in Russia’s Vladivostok on Sept. 18, 2017. The second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea – 2017 military exercise is scheduled to be held in Vladivostok from September 18 to 26, 2017. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photos by Li Sanhong)    

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