RFS Grayvoron Conducting Workups in the Black Sea

February 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest small missile ship (MRK) “Grayvoron” of the Black Sea Fleet began to practice measures before the first exit to the sea for independent fulfillment of planned combat training tasks. At the initial stage, the crew passes the first coursework task, within the framework of which the personnel work out…

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Black Sea Fleet Rescue Ship Epron Tests Unmanned Underwater Systems

February 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the crew of the rescue vessel “Epron” from the rescue squad of the Black Sea Fleet’s Search and Rescue Directorate (UPASR), an exercise was conducted to launch a remotely controlled unmanned underwater vehicle intended for monitoring operations at great depths. The event took place within the framework of the crew working out the…

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Russian Navy to Join Pakistani Exercise AMAN 2021

December 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – A planning conference on the participation of the Navy in the international exercise AMAN-2021 (AMAN-2021), which will be held in February 2021 in the water area of ​​the Pakistani port of Karachi, was held in Sevastopol online. The initiators of working out joint actions were the Naval Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,…

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Pavel Derzhavin Commissioned Into Black Sea Fleet

November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the Novorossiysk naval base (naval base), solemn events were held to admit the new patrol ship “Pavel Derzhavin” to the Black Sea Fleet. Before the commencement of the ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag, the rite of its consecration was held on the pier. On the beginning of service in the Russian Navy,…

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Kommuna Returns to Sevastopol with AS-28

November 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the oldest rescue vessel, Kommuna, of the Black Sea Fleet makes the transition to the Sevastopol basing point after taking on board the AS-28 deep-sea vehicle in the Novorossiysk naval base. The AS-28 device earlier arrived by rail to Novorossiysk from St. Petersburg, where it was modernized at one of the…

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Kommuna in Novorossiysk to receive the AS-28 deep-sea vehicle after modernization

November 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – Rescue vessel Kommuna of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) is making the transition from Sevastopol to the Novorossiysk naval base to receive aboard the deep-water vehicle AS-28, which arrived by rail after the completion of modernization at a shipyard in St. Petersburg. The rescue vessel left Sevastopol to receive the AS-28 on the “Kommuna”,…

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Moskva Completes Sea Training After Refit

September 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Guards Order of Nakhimov Missile Cruiser (GRKR) “Moskva” successfully passed the elements of the course task “Swimming and combat by a single ship” in the Black Sea after the completion of the scheduled repair. The elements of the course task were worked out in the maritime training grounds. Now the cruiser is returning…

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RFS Ivan Golubets Operating in Mediterranean Sea

August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – The sea minesweeper of the Black Sea Fleet “Ivan Golubets” has completed the passage of the Black Sea straits and began to perform tasks as part of the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea. Based on the planned rotation, the crew of the mtch “Ivan Golubets” arrived to replace the…

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Project 23040G Vladimir Kozitsky & Boris Slobodnik to Join Black Sea Fleet This Year

August 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – Until the end of this year, the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) will include two new large hydrographic boats (BGC) of project 23040G “Vladimir Kozitsky” and “Boris Slobodnik”. The boats have a length of 33 m and are designed for high-precision areal surveying of the bottom relief and survey of navigation hazards at depths of…

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