Proposed Marine Transport Weapons Project 20360M

The project 20360M maritime armament transport is designed to transport ammunition and issue them to ships at the basing points: at the coastal berths of the main basing points; on internal and external roadsteads of the main basing points; at points of concentrated basing; in the sea with waves up to 3 points. Additional tasks: containment of accidental spills and…

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Sevmash Honored Memory of Northern Convoys

Sevmash (part of USC) honored the memory of the northern convoys. In honor of the 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first caravan in the Arkhangelsk region, solemn events were held in Severodvinsk, in which representatives of the administration and specialists of the enterprise took part. On August 31, 1941, a convoy of ships delivered the first Lend-Lease consignment…

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Ships Depart Bandar Anzali for Sea Cup August 22

The crews of the ships of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia participating in the Sea Cup competition of the International Army Games 2021 left the port of Bandar Anzali of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Caspian Sea to inspect the area where the first stage of maritime training will be held. The chief judges from each national team…

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Russian-Norwegian Barents 2021 Exercise

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Northern Fleet’s search and rescue forces are completing preparations for the annual joint Russian-Norwegian Barents exercise in early June in the Barents Sea. The main objectives of the exercise are to work out joint actions in the search and rescue of people in distress at sea, to prevent oil products from polluting the…

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Russian Navy to Join Pakistani Exercise AMAN 2021

December 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – A planning conference on the participation of the Navy in the international exercise AMAN-2021 (AMAN-2021), which will be held in February 2021 in the water area of ​​the Pakistani port of Karachi, was held in Sevastopol online. The initiators of working out joint actions were the Naval Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,…

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Foreign Ministers address NATO 2030, Afghanistan, Russia, security in the Black Sea region, and the rise of China

December 2, 2020 – NATO foreign ministers concluded two days of virtual meetings on Wednesday (2 December 2020) to discuss key issues, including NATO’s adaptation, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and Afghanistan. Addressing the situation in Afghanistan, Allies underlined their commitment to the NATO training mission and to supporting the Afghan security forces in the fight against terrorism.…

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Project 949A Irkutsk, in Refit Since 2001, May Return to Service in 2023

September 25, 2020 (TASS) – Project 949A Antey-class multipurpose nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk, which has been awaiting repair and modernization for more than 20 years, may return to tactical composition of the Pacific Fleet in 2023, a source in the shipbuilding industry told TASS. “Given the opportunity, the expected return date for Irkutsk is 2023,” the source said. Earlier it was…

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China, Russia Nearing Status as U.S. Nuclear Peers, Stratcom Commander Says

July 30, 2020 – For the first time, the United States will face two peer competitors with nuclear capabilities — China and Russia — by the end of this decade, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said. Speaking today at the Nuclear Deterrence Forum sponsored by the Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute, Navy Adm. Charles A. Richard discussed the rapid…

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Arctic Supply Fleet Trains in Barents Sea

July 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet completed the tasks of anti-sabotage defense in the Barents Sea A detachment of ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet under the leadership of Vice-Admiral Oleg Golubev, Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, began to work out the assigned tasks in the…

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Russia conducts space-based anti-satellite weapons test

July 23, 2020 — U.S. Space Command has evidence that Russia conducted a non-destructive test of a space-based anti-satellite weapon. On July 15, Russia injected a new object into orbit from Cosmos 2543, currently Satellite Catalog Number 45915 in Space-Track.org. Russia released this object in proximity to another Russian satellite, which is similar to on-orbit activity conducted by Russia in…

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