Icebreakers Keeping Access to Kamchatka Submarine Base Open

January 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – The accumulation of ice and its compaction in the bay occurred due to severe frosts that lasted for a week, which significantly affected the safety of parking and the navigation of underwater cruisers. The main task of ensuring safe navigation in the bay was assigned to the patrol icebreaker of project 97P “Ivan Susanin”,…

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In the Pacific Fleet this year, six crews of new warships and support vessels were formed

September 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – Since the beginning of this year, the Pacific Fleet has formed six crews for new warships and auxiliary fleet ships. In particular, the crew of the frigate Admiral Shaposhnikov, the crews of two anti-sabotage boats Grachonok, two raid diving boats of a new generation, and the modern sea tugboat Andrei Stepanov were manned. In…

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First Pacific Fleet Project 636.3 Begins Sea Trials

August 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first in the series, the newest diesel-electric submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” of project 636.3, which is being built by the Admiralty Vervy enterprise in St. Petersburg for the Pacific Fleet, went to factory sea trials to the Baltic Sea from St. Petersburg. Before the submarine left, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy of the Russian Federation,…

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MT-264 Leads Exercise in Kamchatka Waters

August 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, the connection of the water area protection ships has been raised by alarm as part of a planned inspection conducted by the Commander of the Troops and forces in Northeast Russia. According to the introductory marine minesweeper MT-264, it provided for the guiding of the naval search strike group of two small…

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USNS City of Bismarck Welcomed in MSC Pacific AOR

August 12, 2019 – Military Sealift Command Pacific welcomed the newest ship to the Pacific area of operations, expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF-9). The ship arrived in San Diego, Calif., on Saturday, following a trip from its former home in Little Creek, Va. The trip included passage through the Panama Canal. Bismarck is the ninth of…

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40 Warships and Support Craft for Pacific Fleet Navy Day in Vladivostok

July 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Forty warships, boats, submarines, support ships, 15 pieces of military equipment of coastal troops, 12 aircraft of naval aviation and more than 2 thousand Pacific Fleet servicemen are scheduled to participate in the naval parade and military sports festival. Commander of the naval parade, which will be held in the waters of the Amur…

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Amur Lays Keels for Two Project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet

July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, at Amur Shipyard PJSC, on the day of the 83rd anniversary of the foundation of the company, in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a ceremonial laying of two small rocket ships of the project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet took place. Udomlya “. The Pacific Fleet was represented at the ceremony by the Deputy…

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Project 20381 Aldar Tsydenzhapov to Launch in August

July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant PJSC in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the delegation of the Pacific Fleet familiarized itself with the construction of the newest corvettes of the project 20380 “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” and “Sharp” at the facilities. Deputy Armed Forces Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Igor Korolev and fleet…

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Six Pacific Fleet ASW Aircraft Will Take Part in the Main Naval Parade

June 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – Three long-range anti-submarine aircraft of the Tu-142 naval aviation and three anti-submarine aircraft Il-38N will present the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) during the Main Naval Parade to be held in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt on July 28. The Pacific Fleet airplanes will fly over a distance of more than 8 thousand kilometers from Primorye…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Scheduled for Three International Exercises This Summer

June 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today in the Pacific Fleet (PF) began the summer period of training. Rallies were held in formations and units of the fleet, in which representatives of the command of the Pacific Fleet, military personnel and military service veterans took part. The ships held a ritual of raising the flags of St. Andrew and the…

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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launched

March 28, 2019 (TASS) – The first Project 636.3 submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky has been floated out for Russia’s Pacific Fleet at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg, TASS reports from the scene. “A contract for the construction of submarines for the Pacific Fleet was signed in September 2016 at the Army forum. In 2019, the submarine will be delivered to the…

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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launching Set for March 28

March 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first modern diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will be launched on March 28 at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg. This was announced by Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, at the end of a working meeting on submarine shipbuilding, which took place in the Admiralty. The…

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