Black Sea Fleet Minesweepers Train for Minelaying

The crews of the sea minesweepers (mtsch) “Valentin Pikul” and “Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) worked out the setting of minefields in one of the sea combat training ranges. During the exercise, the crews of the minesweepers escorted the ships behind the trawls with the forcing of a simulated minefield, hit targets imitating sea mines from artillery…

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Russia Says Some Black Sea Fleet Return to Base

Detachments of warships of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) returned to the points of permanent basing of the Crimean and Novorossiysk naval bases of the fleet after conducting exercises in the Black Sea. In the naval training grounds, the crews of ships as part of heterogeneous and homogeneous tactical groups performed training and combat tasks for conducting a sea battle,…

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Vsevolod Bobrov Maiden Arrival in Novorossiysk

The logistic support vessel “Vsevolod Bobrov” arrived at its permanent base – at the Novorossiysk Naval Base (NVMB). The crew completed the inter-fleet transition from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet together with the mine defense ship Georgy Kurbatov. In August 2021, the Vsevolod Bobrov was accepted into the Navy, and the Andreevsky flag was hoisted on it. During…

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Project 12700 Georgy Kurbatov Maiden Arrival in Sevastopol

The newest mine defense ship “Georgy Kurbatov” has arrived at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) – Sevastopol. The crew completed the inter-fleet transition from the Baltic to the Black Sea fleet, during which the ship sailed more than 5 thousand nautical miles, having overcome a 7-point storm twice, once a 6-point storm and three…

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Project 23120 Vsevolod Bobrov Heading to Black Sea Fleet

The newest logistics support vessel “Vsevolod Bobrov” makes an inter-fleet transition from Baltiysk to the main basing point – Sevastopol. Earlier, the flagship specialists of the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet, who arrived in Baltiysk, checked the material part of the vessel, allowed personnel to the exit and inter-fleet crossing. In August of this year, “Vsevolod Bobrov” was accepted…

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Latest Black Sea Fleet MRK Continues Trials

The crew of the new small missile ship (MRK) “Cyclone” of the “Karakurt” project, built for the Black Sea Fleet at the Zaliv Shipyard in Kerch, made the transition from Novorossiysk to Sevastopol to continue state tests The crew of the ship, formed at the Black Sea Fleet from servicemen under the contract, after completing training at the Joint Training…

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