Russian Ships Transit English Channel

A detachment of ships and support vessels, led by the large anti-submarine ship “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov” of the Northern Fleet, passed the Pas-de-Calais and continues its movement southward in the English Channel August 13th. The detachment also includes the corvette “Thundering” of the Pacific Fleet and the minesweeper “Vladimir Yemelyanov” of the Black Sea Fleet. These warships, after participating in the…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Fires Kinzhal in Barents Sea Exercise

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – The crew of the large anti-submarine ship “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov” practiced repelling an air attack of a simulated enemy on a detachment of ships by firing an anti-aircraft missile at a simulated air target. The crew conducted an air defense exercise at the Northern Fleet’s combat training ranges in the Barents Sea. The firing was…

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Royal Navy Shadowed Nine Russian Ships in Recent Weeks

December 4, 2020 – The Royal Navy has monitored nine Russian vessels around the UK in recent weeks. Every move made by the Russians – a surfaced submarine, destroyer, corvette, patrol ship and their supporting tugs and supply ships – was watched closely by eight RN ships from the English Channel and the Celtic Sea to waters close to the…

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HMS Forth Shadows Russian Ships off Scotland

November 20, 2020 – The Royal Navy has kept close watch as four Russian ships sheltered from rough weather in the seas off the east coast of Scotland. Patrol ship HMS Tyne monitored two warships and an intelligence gathering vessel as they carried out replenishment operations with their supporting tanker. The Russian Navy ships sailed into the Moray Firth to…

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RFS Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Conducts Replenishment at Sea in Mediterranean

September 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the crews of the large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov”, performing the tasks of a long-range cruise in the Mediterranean Sea, and the newest medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin”, an exercise was conducted on the transfer of liquid cargoes on the move at sea. The exercise lasted for several…

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Royal Navy Shadows Project 1155 Vitse-Admiral Kulakov in English Channel

June 21, 2020 – Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster shadowed a Russian destroyer through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster, along with patrol ship HMS Tyne, monitored the passage of the Russian warship Vitse-Admiral Kulakov as it passed south through the English Channel. Commander Will Paston, the Commanding Officer of HMS Westminster, said: “The Royal Navy routinely monitors the passage…

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