Russia and UK Join to Mark 80th Anniversary of Dervish Convoy

In the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, the crew of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov congratulated the crew of the hydrographic vessel Echo of the British Navy on the 80th anniversary of the first allied convoy Dervish. On behalf of the commander of the cruiser, Captain 2nd Rank Andrei Krivoguzov, the words of congratulations on the 80th anniversary of…

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RFS Romuald Mukhlevich Searching for Sunken Ships in the Arctic

The hydrographic vessel “Romuald Muklevich” went to the Barents Sea to participate in the final stages of the complex expedition of the Northern Fleet and the Russian Geographical Society “Remember the War”, dedicated to the study of ships and vessels that died during the Great Patriotic War. The vessel’s research trip to the Arctic, which began yesterday, will last until…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Fires Kinzhal in Barents Sea Exercise

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – The crew of the large anti-submarine ship “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov” practiced repelling an air attack of a simulated enemy on a detachment of ships by firing an anti-aircraft missile at a simulated air target. The crew conducted an air defense exercise at the Northern Fleet’s combat training ranges in the Barents Sea. The firing was…

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RFS Gepard Fires SUBROC in Barents Sea

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – In the Barents Sea, as part of a planned tactical exercise in the northern fleet’s combat training ranges, the cruiser nuclear submarine Cheetah performed the defeat of the conventional submarine enemy with an anti-submarine missile. The shooting was carried out by practical (training) munition from a submarine position on a similar submarine. The performance…

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Pyotr Velikiy Taking Part in Barents Sea Exercise

May 24, 2021 (Google Translation) – In the Barents Sea, ships of the Northern Fleet, led by the heavy nuclear missile cruiser Peter the Great, took part in interspecies exercise. It involved more than 10 minesweepers, small anti-submarine and missile ships, submarines, helicopters and anti-submarine aircraft, as well as members of the special forces unit to combat the submarine saboteurs…

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RFS Admiral Kasatonov Conducting ASW Training in Arctic

October 20, 2020 (TASS) – The crew of the Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Kasatonov deployed to the Barents Sea for anti-submarine warfare drills, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday. “Today the crew of the Northern Fleet’s frigate Fleet Admiral Kasatonov started practicing assignments of anti-submarine warfare drills in the Barents Sea in compliance with the Fleet’s combat training plans…

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RFS Orel Fires Granit Missile in the Barents Sea

October 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – On October 13, 2020, as part of the planned combat training tasks for the summer training period, the crew of the Northern Fleet’s nuclear-powered missile submarine “Orel” fired an anti-ship cruise missile “Granit” at a surface target in the combat training grounds of the fleet in the Barents Sea. The shooting was carried out…

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Northern Fleet Keeps Track of NATO Group in Barents Sea

September 8, 2020 (TASS) – Russia’s Northern Fleet keeps track of the USS Ross destroyer-led NATO group in the Barents Sea, the National Defense Control Center told the media on Tuesday. “The Northern Fleet is monitoring NATO’s group led by the USS Ross destroyer of the US Navy, which entered the Barents Sea on September 7, 2020,” the Defense Control…

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