Undocking of Modernized Pacific Fleet frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov

November 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate (reclassified from destroyer earlier this year) of the Pacific Fleet “Marshal Shaposhnikov” undergoing modernization was removed from the dry dock of JSC “Dalzavod Ship Repair Center” in Vladivostok and delivered to the outbuilding pier of the enterprise. During the docking period, repair of bottom-side valves and hull structures was carried out, electromechanical equipment was installed and the foundations for fundamentally new equipment were completed. New sections of shaft shafts were manufactured, trunk cable routes were partially replaced, and they were laid for…

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South Korean Ships Visit Vladivostok

November 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships of the Navy of the Republic of Korea, consisting of the Nampho mine layer and the Ilchulbon and Chonjabon tank and landing ships, arrived in Vladivostok on a business call. This visit was the fourteenth call of the ships of the South Korean Navy in the capital of Primorye. The master ship of the visit is the Perfect Corvette. More than 1,100 Korean troops arrived on board South Korean ships, of which 640 were cadets from the army academies,…

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UMS Moattama Makes First Foreign Port Call in Vladivostok

November 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the first helicopter carrier ship dock (DVKD) “Moattama” of the Naval Forces of the Republic of Myanmar arrived in Vladivostok with the first ever business trip. The meeting ceremony for the warship was held at the 33rd pier of the Pacific Fleet on the Ship Embankment. The commander of the second fleet of the Myanmar Navy, Captain 1st Rank Thain Tha, who leads the campaign, was welcomed on behalf of the command of the Pacific Fleet by the deputy commander of the formation…

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Sea Trials of Modernized Project 12341 Smerch Continue

September 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – The modernized small missile ship (RTO) of the Pacific Fleet “Smerch” went to sea, where the next stage of factory sea trials will be held. Over the course of several days, at sea, sailors and industry representatives will conduct the “Tornado” maneuvering and speed tests, check the operation of all units, systems and components, navigation and radio equipment, and also test the ship’s armament. Repair and modernization of the ship took place in Kamchatka on the basis of JSC Northeast Repair Center, as well…

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Russian Navy Training Ship Perekop Enroute to Pacific Via Northern Route

August 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the task set by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, to improve the naval practice of cadets at the naval educational institutions of the Navy’s Military Training and Research Center, the Perekop training ship will leave Kronstadt and head for the Barents Sea. The passage of the ship, on board of which there are cadets of the navigational-hydrographic faculty of the Naval Institute (Naval Corps named after Peter the Great), cadets of the faculty of power plants…

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Project 12341 Smerch Receives AK-176MA Gun

August 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Dalzavod Center for Ship Repair Center JSC (Vladivostok) completed the installation of a new universal AK-176MA 76-mm automatic cannon on the modernized small missile ship Smerch (MRK). The AK-176MA is equipped with a digital control system and a new optoelectronic station, which allows to detect and hit targets in any weather at long range. The high density of fire makes it possible for the gun mount to destroy even armored objects. In July, RTO “Smerch” made an interbase transition from a base station…

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BRP Davao del Sur Completes Port Call in Vladivostok

July 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – The amphibious assault ship helicopter-dock (DVKD) of the Navy of the Philippines “Davao del Sur” completed a friendly visit to Vladivostok, where he arrived on 26 July. During the visit, the Philippine Navy warship took part in a naval parade dedicated to the Day of the Navy in Vladivostok. The command staff of the ship was received by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants. Excursions to historical places of the city were held for foreign guests, and sailors took part in…

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VNS Quang Trung Departs Vladivostok

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – Vietnamese frigate Quang Trung completed the first friendly in the history of bilateral Russian-Vietnamese relations visit to Vladivostok . During the visit, a Vietnamese warship took part in a naval parade dedicated to the Navy Day in Vladivostok. The sailors commemorate the memory of the Pacific perished in the Great Patriotic War, laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame of Military glory of the Pacific Fleet and were received by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants. For foreign guests were organized…

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Vietnamese Frigate Arrives in Vladivostok

July 25, 2019 (VNA) – Vietnam’s frigate 016-Quang Trung with 150 Vietnamese officers, soldiers and sailors aboard anchored at Vladivostok port on July 25, beginning its courtesy visit to Russia. A welcome ceremony for the ship’s crew was hosted by Captain 1st rank Aleksandr Shvarts, commander of missile ships no. 36 of the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet the same day. Shvarts expressed his delight at the visit by the Vietnamese delegation on the occasion of the 323rd anniversary of the Russian Navy. Colonel Nguyen Van Ngan, Deputy Chief of Staff…

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40 Warships and Support Craft for Pacific Fleet Navy Day in Vladivostok

July 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Forty warships, boats, submarines, support ships, 15 pieces of military equipment of coastal troops, 12 aircraft of naval aviation and more than 2 thousand Pacific Fleet servicemen are scheduled to participate in the naval parade and military sports festival. Commander of the naval parade, which will be held in the waters of the Amur Bay, appointed commander of the Primorsk flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Vladimir Yakushev. This will be his first parade in the new post. The organizers…

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Water station CSKA in Vladivostok Prepares for Navy Day

July 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – Technical work began at the water station of the Pacific Fleet (CSKA), preceding the parade of ships and the military-sports festival in honor of the Day of the Navy of Russia, which this year will be celebrated on July 28. Divers of the Pacific Fleet rescue squad examine approaches to the piers and slip, which will be involved in the episodes of the holiday. Also, the specialists of the hydrographic service are measuring the depths in the fairway and at the berths of the…

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Marshal Shaposhnikov Completes Modernization in Vladivostok

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet completed the formation of the crew of the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, which is being renovated with deep modernization. The selection of personnel was carried out in accordance with the staffing table, which takes into account the new, substantially expanded composition of the ship’s weapons. After completion of technical work at Dalzavod LLC in Vladivostok, the updated combat unit will combine the capabilities of a carrier of high-precision cruise missiles and an anti-submarine ship. On the frigate only contract servicemen will serve.…

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JS Suzunami Arrives in Vladivostok

June 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the agreements reached, a squadron destroyer of the Naval Self-Defense Forces (MSSO) of Japan “Suzunami” arrived in Vladivostok with an unofficial call. In the main base of the Pacific Fleet, the ship was met by the Deputy Commander of the Primorsk Flotilla of diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 1st Rank Vadim Filippov. He greeted the senior captain of rank 1 Hitoshi Shimizu, commander of the 7th escort division of Japan, and commander of the compound control officers on…

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JS Suzutsuki to Arrive Vladivostok June 10 for Sarex-2019

May 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with previously reached bilateral agreements, on June 10, the main base of the Pacific Fleet Vladivostok will be visited by the destroyer of the Japanese self-defense forces Suzunami. The ship will arrive in the capital of Primorsky Krai with a five-day business trip. During the visit, the ship will take part in the Russian-Japanese search and rescue training at sea “Sarex-2019” (SAREX (Search and Rescue Exercise)). The program for the stay of Japanese sailors in Vladivostok also includes a courtesy visit to…

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