FS Auvergne Trains With Turkish Navy in the Black Sea

As part of its patrol in the Black Sea, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Auvergne conducted, on December 30, mutual training with the Turkish frigate Yildirim , of the MEKO 200 class. The activities carried out – communication exercise by flags, tactical evolutions and presentations for refueling at sea – have made it possible to maintain elementary know-how and interoperability between…

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Russian Propaganda Claims They’re Controlling French Frigate in Black Sea

December 14 – RIA Novosti. The Russian military controls the actions of the French frigate Auvergne, which entered the Black Sea . This was reported at the National Defense Management Center. “The forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet have begun to control the actions of the Auvergne guided missile frigate of the French Navy , which entered the…

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Veliky Novgorod Conducts Minelaying Training in the Black Sea

The crew of the submarine (pl) “Veliky Novgorod” of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) conducted an exercise on setting up underwater minefields at a maritime training ground in the Black Sea. According to the plan of the exercise, the crew of the submarine “Veliky Novgorod”, using stealth as the main advantage against the surface ship, laid mines on…

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RFS Stary Oskol Returns from Black Sea Deep Diving Trials

The crew of the Stary Oskol diesel-electric submarine (SS) of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) returns to the base after completing a set of training tasks in the Black Sea. In the course of going to sea, the submariners conducted a joint exercise with naval aviation and anti-submarine ships of the Black Sea Fleet, and also completed tasks…

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USS Mount Whitney Deploys to Mediterranean & Black Seas

U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff embarked SIXTHFLT command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Oct. 29, 2021. During the underway, Mount Whitney and the embarked staffs will operate alongside NATO allies and partners in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, working together to ensure security and stability in the region. Operating…

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RFS Moskva & Ladnyy Hold Combat Training in the Black Sea

The crews of the Guards Order of Nakhimov missile cruiser (GRKR) “Moscow” and the escort ship (SKR) “Ladny” of the Black Sea Fleet conducted a complex of naval combat exercises with artillery firing at sea combat training ranges. In the Black Sea, the crews practiced the tasks of combat maneuvering, search, detection and destruction of sea mines and sea targets,…

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Submarine Veliky Novgorod Fires Torpedo in the Black Sea

The crew of the diesel-electric submarine “Veliky Novgorod” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) performed torpedo firing from an underwater position. During the combat training event, the submariners made the transition to the sea range, performed a set of preparatory exercises and plunged to a given depth for firing. The crew of the Veliky Novgorod successfully completed the tasks and…

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“Sails of the Memory of the Black Sea” Arrived in Feodosia

Launched on August 7 from Sevastopol, the youth historical-patriotic yacht cruise “Sails of the Memory of the Black Sea” arrived in the city of military glory, Feodosia. At the Sevastopol-Artek crossing in the sea area south of Yalta, the participants of the campaign, laying a wreath on the water, paid tribute to the memory of those who perished on November…

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Ukraine Acquires Former BNS Belgica

July 30, 2021 – Ukraine and the Kingdom of Belgium have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding on the protection and reproduction of water and the rational use of water resources. The document was signed by the Belgian Federal Office for Scientific Policy, the Belgian Royal Institute of Natural Sciences and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine.…

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