Project 677 Kronstadt Completes Second Sea Trials

JSC Admiralty Shipyards (part of the USC) completed the second stage of factory sea trials of the submarine of Project 677 Kronstadt, which took place in the training grounds of the Gulf of Finland for 9 days. During the tests, the submarine dived, the ship’s systems were tested. After returning to the outfitting wall, the company’s employees will begin preparing…

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Icebreaker Buran Keep Sea Lanes Open for Baltic Fleet Ships

The crew of the diesel-electric icebreaker “Buran” of the Leningrad naval base of the Baltic Fleet of the Western Military District (ZVO) carried out ice breaking in the waters of the Gulf of Finland to maintain the constant readiness of warships and navigation of civilian ships. The average ice thickness, despite the warm weather at the base points, reaches 40…

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Mine Defense Ship Pyotr Ilyichev on Sea Trials

Project 12700 Petr Ilyichev, a mine defense ship (PMO), built by the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), is carrying out a program of factory sea trials (ZHI) in the water area of ​​the Gulf of Finland. The test program is designed for a month and a half. During this period, the shipbuilders of the SNSZ and the…

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Baltic Fleet Minehunters Remove Wartime Mines in the Gulf of Finland

Since August 10, 2021, the crews of the basic minesweepers of the Baltic Fleet have been performing tasks to eliminate residual mine danger in one of the areas of the Gulf of Finland. The crews of the ships, using standard equipment, discovered about 20 galvanic impact anchor and bottom magnetic mines during the Great Patriotic War, which were subsequently destroyed…

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