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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RFS Admiral Essen Launched SSM at Crimean Range

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) “Admiral Essen” conducted test artillery fire at invisible coastal targets in the area of ​​the “Opuk” training ground in the Crimea. In the course of the firing, the crews of the frigate’s artillery warhead received target designation and worked out the…

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Vasily Bykov Returning Home from St Petersburg Naval Parade

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the patrol ship (PC) “Vasily Bykov” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) left the area of ​​responsibility of the Baltic Fleet and headed in the direction of the Black Sea. The ship returns to the Black Sea Fleet at the base of the Novorossiysk naval base after participating in the Main…

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New Exhibit at Military History Museum of Fortifications of the Black Sea Fleet

June 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – The exhibition “Immortal Crew of Victory”, dedicated to the heroic crews of submarines of the Black Sea Fleet during the Great Patriotic War, was opened at the Military History Museum of Fortifications of the Black Sea Fleet (Balaklava Underground Museum Complex). The central element of the exhibition is a photo collage composed of 3224…

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Project 23370 Alexksandr Firsov to be Delivered by Year End

April 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – It is planned that by the end of 2020, the second (the first serial) latest hydrographic catamaran boat of project 23370G will be accepted into the Navy. By order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, the boat was given the name “Alexksandr Firsov” in recognition of the merits of the…

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