Project 11356 Admiral Essen Deploys to Mediterranean

March 1 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) “Admiral Essen” makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea. For the crew of a warship, it is the first long-distance cruise this year, during which the Black Sea forces will operate as part of the permanent compound of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean. In preparation for the march at the station of permanent deployment and at sea, the crew of the frigate conducted naval exercises of various subjects in accordance with the…

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Goa Shipyard Contracted for Acquisition of two additional Project 1135.6 Frigates for Indian Navy

January 30, 2019 – An Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between the Government of Republic of India and Government of Russian Federation was concluded on 15 Oct 2016, for construction of additional Project 1135.6 Follow-on ships in India, at M/s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL). In line with the IGA, the Government signed a contract for construction of two ships with Goa Shipyard Ltd, Goa to-date, with scheduled delivery in June 2026 and December 2026 respectively. The Follow-on P 1135.6 series of frigates, customized to meet the Indian Navy’s specific requirements, are potent…

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Frigates Admiral Grigorovich & Admiral Essen Join Mediterranean Flotilla

August 25, 2018 (Google Translation) – The frigates of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen make a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean. Currently, the crews of the ships pass the Black Sea straits of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles. Making the transition by sea, the ships carried out a complex of naval combat exercises in the training grounds of the fleet in the Black Sea. In particular, the crews of the frigates, together with the crews of the Ka-27PL helicopters, completed the tasks of…

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