Russian Northern Fleet Deploys Two Ships to the Atlantic

December 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet left the raid of the main base – Severomorsk – and went on yet another long voyage. The squad includes a large anti-submarine ship “Vice Admiral Kulakov” and a large landing ship “Kondopoga”. Vice-Admiral Alexander Moiseev, the commander of the Northern Fleet, advised the personnel of the warship squad on the eve of December 2 to perform the tasks in the far ocean zone in a quality manner. He noted that “the launch of the…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov and Kondopoga Train Together in the Barents Sea

November 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Vice Admiral Kulakov” and the large landing ship (BDK) “Kondopoga” went to the Barents Sea to work out joint actions. Within a few days, the crews of the ships will improve naval training, practice joint maneuvers, conduct exercises on communications, combat survivability on the move, and assist the emergency ship. The crew of the BPC “Vice Admiral Kulakov” was also tasked with working out the organization of the reception of the Ka-27 helicopter on the…

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Marines of the Northern Fleet Conducting Amphibous Training

June 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the personnel of a separate marine brigade of the Northern Fleet, together with the crew of the Kondopoga large landing ship (BDK), began practical exercises in naval amphibious training during the summer training period. In training, which take place in the lip of Pechenga (Barents Sea), soldiers of the air assault battalion on standard equipment take part. During the day, the marines together with the crew of the ship will work out loading and unloading aboard the BDK auto and armored vehicles: BTR-82A…

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10 ships and units of the Northern Fleet were given the honorary names “shock”

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – According to the results of combat training in 2018, 10 ships and units of the Northern Fleet were assigned the honorary names “shock”. Among them are the crews of the nuclear underwater missile cruiser Severodvinsk, the missile submarine Karelia, the diesel-electric submarine Kaluga, the large anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, the large landing ship Kondopoga, the sea minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko . Of the ground and coastal units, the name “shock” in the 2018 academic year was won by the motorized rifle battalion of a separate Arctic…

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Russian Northern Fleet Trains in Anti-Sabotage Defense

September 20, 2018 – The crews of the ships of the Arctic grouping of the Northern Fleet, led by the commander of the Kola Flotilla, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, from the side of the flagship ship – BKK “Vice Admiral Kulakov”, conducted a doctrine on anti-sabotage defense when parking in an unprotected raid. The doctrine took place during a stopover in the Vankar settlement in the Chukchi Sea, where the ships replenished the water and fuel supplies from the tanker “Sergei Osipov”. The main purpose of the exercise was to…

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Northern Fleet have completed preparations for Arctic campaign

Google Translation Combat ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet have completed a set of preparatory measures for the next long march along the seas of the Arctic Ocean. At present, the raid of the main base of the Northern Fleet of the city of Severomorsk forms a detachment of ships and supply vessels. The squad will include a large anti-submarine ship “Vice Admiral Kulakov”, large landing crafts “Alexander Obrakovsky”, “Kondopoga”, sea trawler “Vladimir Humanenko”, icebreaker “Ilya Muromets” and other support vessels. The crews of all the ships and…

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Northern Fleet warship detachment returns to base having performed tasks in the Arctic

Regiment of support ships and crafts of the Northern Fleet, performing tasks in the Arctic Ocean headed by the Severomorsk ASW, is finishing its distant cruise and returning to the main base of the Fleet – Severomorsk. A solemn welcome ceremony will be held on October 4 in the ASW deployment area . Carrying the flag of Commander of the Kola Flotilla combined forces Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, the regiment covered over 6,000 nautical miles to reach the New Siberian Islands in the Laptev Sea, passing the Barents Sea and…

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RFS Kondopoga Trains at Golomyanny Island

Troops and hardware of the Northern Fleet Arctic motorized rifle brigade have conducted landing operation from the large landing ship Kondopoga on Golomyanny Island. The involved troops carried out firing from small arms, mortars, and grenade launchers. The troops practiced operating in unfamiliar territory in the Arctic on APCs armored with Kord large-caliber machine guns.

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