Helicopter Trials for Project 20183 Akademik Alexandrov

April 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of the Ka-27PS and Ka-29 helicopters took part in ensuring the testing of the Akademik Aleksandrov oceanographic research vessel (OIC) in the White Sea. They circled the ship and landed on its helipad. Landings and takeoffs from the helipad were carried out in the movement of the vessel and during the stop. In addition to the aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Northern Fleet, tests of the oceanographic vessel are provided by vessels of the service of the…

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Project 21180 Ilya Muromets in White Sea for Testing for Project 20183

March 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Northern Fleet icebreaker Ilya Muromets made the transition from the Barents Sea to the White Sea, part of which is currently covered with ice. In the near future, the crew of the Northern Fleet icebreaker will begin to provide ice tests for the Project 20183 Akademik Alexandrov. The diesel-electric icebreaker of Project 21180 Ilya Muromets arrived in the Northern Fleet on January 2, 2018. Ice testing in the Arctic “Ilya Muromets” was held as part of the association. On April 12, he…

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RFS Onega & Naryan-Mar Conduct ASW Training in White Sea

October 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, as part of a planned combat training, a shipboard anti-submarine strike group of ships of the White Sea Naval Base conducted a test tactical exercise in the White Sea to defend naval forces at sea and at points of permanent deployment. During the exercise, the crews of the small anti-submarine ships Onega and Naryan-Mar fulfilled the tasks of organizing the protection and defense of the convoy of ships, the role of which was performed by the hydrographic ships GS-192 and GS-297. The crews…

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