Interaction Between USS Farragut and Russian Navy Ship

January 10, 2020 – On Thursday, Jan. 9, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut (DDG 99) was aggressively approached by a Russian Navy ship. Farragut sounded five short blasts, the international maritime signal for danger of a collision, and requested the Russian ship alter course in accordance with international rules of the road. The Russian…

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IRNA Propaganda Photos from Iran-China-Russia Joint Exercise

Yitong News Agency (IRNA) Tehran December 29th The Iran-China-Russia joint military exercise has officially started in the northern Indian Ocean. The exercise included rescuing ships that were on fire or attacked by pirates, designing specific tactics and other tactical and operational exercises. A spokesman for the Iran-China-Russia joint military exercise said that the Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the…

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Project 23370 Mikhail Kazansky Commissioned

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – It is planned that on December 25, by order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, the newest large hydrographic boat-catamaran of project 23370 Mikhail Kazansky will be accepted into the Russian Navy. The ceremony will take place at the Vyborg Shipyard. On this day, the St. Andrew’s flag will be solemnly…

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Black Sea Fleet Commander Recaps 2019

November 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet summed up the results of the 2019 school year. Analyzing the results of the receipt of new ships and vessels in the Black Sea Fleet, the commander of the association, Vice Admiral Igor Osipov, said that the acceptance of new ships into the fleet and the rearmament of modern weapons…

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Russian Cruiser and Chinese Frigate Arrive Cape Town for Exercise

November 25, 2019 – The South African navy is hosting the Multinational Maritime Exercise with Russia and China in Cape Town. It is the first trilateral exercise between the three countries and is scheduled to take place off the southern coast of South Africa over the period of November 25-30. The exercise is primarily focused on maritime economic security, interoperability…

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Baltiysk Receives Terrorism Boom

November 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the Baltic Fleet, in the areas where ships and ships are based, installation and installation of new generation anti-sabotage booms is being carried out. Which will significantly increase the level of security of the bases of ships and vessels of the Baltic Naval Base. Water is an ideal masking agent. In addition, fog…

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4th Indian/Russian Navy Staff Talks

November 1, 2019 – The 4th Indian Navy (IN) – Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Staff Talks were held at New Delhi on 30 October 2019. The talks were co-chaired by Rear Admiral Atul Anand, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Foreign Cooperation and Intelligence) from the IN and Rear Admiral Vladimir I Zemskov, Deputy Chief of Russian Naval Staff (Signals) from…

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Vladimir Emelyanov Begins Sea Trials

September 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – The latest mine defense ship Vladimir Emelyanov, built for the Russian Navy at the Sredne-Nevsky Shipbuilding Plant in St. Petersburg, began factory sea trials. The crew’s readiness to provide factory sea trials, and then state tests of the ship, was reported to the Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Evmenov. Factory sea trials and state tests…

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In the Pacific Fleet this year, six crews of new warships and support vessels were formed

September 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – Since the beginning of this year, the Pacific Fleet has formed six crews for new warships and auxiliary fleet ships. In particular, the crew of the frigate Admiral Shaposhnikov, the crews of two anti-sabotage boats Grachonok, two raid diving boats of a new generation, and the modern sea tugboat Andrei Stepanov were manned. In…

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Russian Navy Hopes For Six Submarines in 2020 for First Time in 28 Years

August 23, 2019 (TASS) – The Russian Navy will receive six submarines, including four nuclear-powered subs in 2020 for the first time over the past 28 years, a source in the domestic defense industry told TASS on Friday. Last time, the Russian Navy received the same number of submarines in 1992. After that, domestic shipbuilders delivered two-three subs to the…

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2019 Russian Arctic Mission Commences

August 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Under the leadership of the commander of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, today the next campaign of the Arctic Group of the Northern Fleet along the seas of the Arctic Ocean has begun. The event is held for the 8th consecutive year. The large anti-submarine ship Vice Admiral Kulakov,…

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Russian Navy Naval Parade in Tartus

July 28, 2019 (TASS) – A Russian submarine and missile ships took part in a naval parade marking Russia’s Navy Day in the Syrian port of Tartus on Sunday, the Defense Ministry’s press service said in a report. “The diesel-electric submarine Stary Oskol, the Admiral Grigorovich frigate, the Pytlivyi patrol ship, the Velikiy Ustyug and Uglich small missile ships” took…

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Black Sea Fleet Monitors NATO Exercise Sea Breeze 2019

July 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the course of carrying out the tasks, the grouping of Russian warships began to work out a number of planned combat training activities in the Black Sea. The exercise involved about 10 ships of the fleet. In particular, large landing ships “Azov” and “Caesar Kunikov”, small missile ships “Orekhovo-Zuyevo” and “Mirage”, missile boats…

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Fourteen sailors die in submersible vehicle in Russian waters on July 1

July 2, 2019 (TASS) – Fourteen submariners died in a fire that broke out in a submersible vehicle in Russian waters on July 1, the Defense Ministry said in a statement released on Tuesday. “On July 1, fourteen submariners – sailors died in Russian territorial waters as a result of inhaling combustion products aboard a research submersible vehicle designated for…

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