Russian Ships Arrive Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY 2018

December 9, 2018 – Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy exercise on 09 Dec 18. The 10th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY will be conducted at/off Visakhapatnam from 09 to 16 December 2018. The primary aim of the exercise is to increase inter-operability amongst the two navies, develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations. Initiated in 2003, INDRA NAVY exercise has matured over the years…

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Russian Ships Visit Qingdao

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – On the morning of October 21, a Russian naval fleet comprised of the guided missile destroyer Varyag, the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev and the replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, under the command of Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov, arrived at Qingdao, a coastal city in eastern China, for a five-day goodwill visit. The three visiting vessels belong to Russia’s Pacific Fleet, of which both the missile destroyer Varyag and the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev had visited Qingdao before. Onboard the vessels are nearly 1,000 troops. This…

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