Northern Fleet Expedition Conducts Research at Novaya Zemlya Archipelago

August 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Altai Northern Fleet rescue tugboat, performing missions in the seas of the Arctic Ocean as part of a comprehensive expedition to the Franz Josef Land archipelago, arrived in the Bay of Well-being off the eastern coast of the island of Northern Archipelago Novaya Zemlya. In accordance with the plan of the expedition, researchers of the Northern Fleet plan to land and explore the area of ​​the destroyed weather and radio stations. During the expedition, hydrographs clarify the state of the coastline in areas…

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2019 Russian Arctic Mission Commences

August 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Under the leadership of the commander of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, today the next campaign of the Arctic Group of the Northern Fleet along the seas of the Arctic Ocean has begun. The event is held for the 8th consecutive year. The large anti-submarine ship Vice Admiral Kulakov, the large landing ships Alexander Otrakovsky and Kondopoga, the rescue and towing vessel Pamir, the tanker Sergey Osipov and the icebreaker Ilya Muromets take part in the Arctic campaign. Ships…

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Severomorsk-based SB-523 Commences Trip to Novya Zemlya Archipelago

Google Translation Today (July 5), with the release of the rescue tug SB-523 from Severomorsk, the second stage of the complex expedition of the Northern Fleet to the Novaya Zemlya archipelago started. On board the rescue tug is another expeditionary force, which is based on representatives of the connection of rescue vessels of the Northern Fleet. Unlike the first stage of the expedition, during which the main events unfolded on the expanses of the Southern Island of Novaya Zemlya, now the North Sea mariners will have to explore the archipelago…

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