Admiral Makarov Making Annual Russian Pilgrimage to Corfu

September 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Makarov makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea. Currently, the ship passes the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles. During a long voyage, Russian sailors will visit the Greek islands of Corfu and Wido, where they will take part in the events of the public forum “Russian Week on the Ionian Islands” September 27-October1. In the framework of which memory days of the famous Admiral Fedor Ushakov, under whose command in 1799 the…

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Admiral Grigorovich Returns to Sevastopol

August 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Grigorovich arrived at the main base of the fleet – the hero city of Sevastopol – after completing tasks in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea as part of a permanent group of the Russian Navy. The ceremony dedicated to the return of the ship from a long voyage took place in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Vice-Admiral Igor Osipov, commander of the Black Sea Fleet. The meeting of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich was attended…

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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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