Caspian Flotilla Practices With UAVs for Targeting

The crew of the small rocket ship Veliky Ustyug of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL), as part of the final inspection for the 2021 academic year, performed practical firing using the Kalibr missile system. For the first time, servicemen used a non-standard method of objectively monitoring the destruction of coastal targets using the Orlan-10 and Eleron-3 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), launching…

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Russian Navy Ships in Iran for Sea Cup ArMI-2021

August 19, 2021 – Today, a detachment of ships of the Caspian Flotilla consisting of the rescue tugboat SB-738, small artillery ships “Astrakhan” and “Makhachkala” arrived in the port of Bandar-Anzali of the Islamic Republic of Iran, located on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, to participate in the international competition “Sea Cup” ArMI-2021. In the territorial waters of…

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Two Members of Caspian Flotilla Returning from St Petersburg

The crews of the small missile ship (MRK) “Grad Sviyazhsk” and the anti-sabotage boat (PRDKA) “Yunarmeets of Dagestan” of project 21980 “Grachonok” of the Caspian Flotilla (KFl) will make the transition from St. Petersburg to the point of permanent basing in Kaspiysk after participating in the Main Naval Parade. The inter-base and inter-fleet transition is scheduled to begin at the…

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Caspian Flotilla Ships Now in Sea of Azov

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Caspian Flotilla continued the inter-fleet passage to the Black Sea after stopping at the roadstead in Rostov-on-Don. On the way along the Volga-Don Canal with a length of more than 100 kilometers, warships overcame 13 locks. The ships passed Volgograd, Kalach-na-Donu, Volgodonsk, Semikarakorsk. As part of the control…

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Caspian Flotilla Ships Return from the Main Naval Parade

August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – Ships of the Caspian Flotilla returned to their basing points after participating in the Main Naval Parade The ships Veliky Ustyug, Grad Sviyazhsk and Uglich of the Buyan-M project and boats of the Grachonok type of the Caspian flotilla returned to their bases in Makhachkala and Kaspiysk after participating in the Main Russian Naval…

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Caspian Flotilla Ships Heading to Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg

June 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – Five ships and boats of the Caspian flotilla departed from the Astrakhan region to St. Petersburg to participate in the Main Naval Parade. The crews have to make a 25-day passage through the Volga-Don shipping channel from Astrakhan to Kronstadt and vice versa, the route will pass by the Rybinsk reservoir and Lake Ladoga.…

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Caspian Flotilla Monument to be Unveiled in Astrakhan

May 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the Astrakhan garrison on the territory of the Sports Center of the Marine and Physical Training of the Caspian Flotilla, the monument to military sailors will be unveiled. The artillery boat Bumblebee of project 1204 of the early 70s, which was in service with the Caspian flotilla, underwent restoration at the Astrakhan shipyard,…

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