JMSDF Monitors a Rare Project 956 Underway

August 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – On August 15th, JS Wakataka (PM 825) shadowed Project 1164 Varyag, Project 956 Bystriy and Project 1155 Admiral Tributs, traveling travel eastward approximately 30km north-northwest of Cape Soya. Later, it was confirmed that these vessels sailed east on the Soya Strait and sailed towards the Sea of Okhotsk.

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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 flags of colorization. Acting commander of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish, on behalf of the Military Council of the Pacific Fleet, congratulated the staff of the Primorsk flotilla…

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Three Ships Leave Vladivostok for Exercise Sea Interaction-2019

April 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet as part of the large anti-submarine ships Admiral Vinogradov and Admiral Tributs, and the medium sea tanker Irkut left Vladivostok for a long trip. It is planned that during the voyage the ships will visit, with visits, the ports of a number of states in the Asia-Pacific region and will take part in the Russian-Chinese bilateral naval exercise “Sea Interaction-2019”. The senior commander of the compound of surface ships of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 1st Rank…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Weapons Training

March 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of the development of naval elements of the K-2 course mission (the actions of a single ship at sea for purpose), the large anti-submarine ships (BOD) of the Pacific Fleet Admiral Tributs and Admiral Vinogradov, each in their own training ground, conducted a complex , sea and coastal targets. In the course of the exercise to repel the attack of the air attack equipment of a conditional enemy in the interests of BOD, anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142 and Il-38 of the naval aviation…

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Pacific Fleet warships address challenges in the Sea of Okhotsk

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet’s surface force consisting of the Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyer Bystriy, the major ASW ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and Admiral Panteleyev started to carry out tasks in the Sea of Okhotsk. While sailing from Vladivostok, the ships supported by Ka-27 ASW helicopters conducted an ASW exercise on searching and tracking a mock enemy’s submarine, worked out the ship unit’s air defence, improved joint tactical maneuvering, trained to help the ship in mock distress. As part of the planned test tactical…

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Pacific Fleet Ships Return to Vladivostok

July 12, 2018 – Today the detachment of warships of Pacific Fleet, composed of large anti-submarine ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and the average sea tanker Pechenga under the command of captain 1st rank Oleg Korolev has completed a long-range two-month trip and returned to Vladivostok. During two months, the Pacific Fleet handled tasks in the Asia-Pacific region and made port calls of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan. In Vladivostok, the commander of the Seaside Flotilla of all-arms forces, Rear Admiral Sergei Guha met the detachment of warships.…

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Detachment of Pacific Fleet ships completes visit to Japan

Pacific Fleet detachment composed of the major ASW ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and the middle sea tanker Pechenga completed the routine entry to the Japanese naval base of Maizuru June 10th after a five day visit. During the visit, the detachment commander Captain 1 Rank Oleg Korolyov held meetings with the naval base commandant, destroyer’s division commander, commanding officers of Japanese ships and mayor of the city of Maizuru. The Russian sailors took part in an extensive cultural program, sports competitions between the servicemen of the two countries. Also,…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Squadron in Cam Ranh Bay

Russia’s Pacific Fleet warships will hold joint drills with Vietnam’s navy, Commander of the naval group that arrived at the Vietnamese port of Cam Ranh, Captain 1st Rank Oleg Korolyov told TASS on Monday. “During our stay in Cam Ranh, we are planning to hold drills under the Code of West Pacific Partnership. This is an agreement that gives the sailors of all the countries the possibilities to better understand each other at sea, stipulates the norms of behavior in disputable situations and unplanned encounters at sea. Such drills will…

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20 Warships and Auxiliaries of Russian Pacific Fleet Training at Sea

Today, in accordance with the combat training plan, the Pacific Fleet surface ships, submarines and auxiliary vessels have started to work out training drills in some training areas of Peter the Great Gulf. The exercise on piloting ships behind sweeps when leaving main base was conducted by the major ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev in cooperation with three coastal minesweepers. A bit later, the major ASW ship and the Guards missile cruiser Varyag worked out counter naval battle. Also, the abovementioned warships practised assisting the ship in distress, conducted evacuation of…

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