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  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s second frigate of the Project 11356, ‘Admiral Essen’, carried out a base transition and arrived in Kronstadt, Russia. Since the Admiral Grigorovich-class ship is currently performing state tests, the transition was attended by representatives of the factory acceptance team together with state officials. The ship’s crew performed maneuverability and speed tests to check the operation of all […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Black Sea frigate Admiral Essen (751) arrived in Sevastopol on December 26 after completing missions in the Mediterranean, the country’s defense ministry said.  The crew of the frigate performed tasks as part of the country’s permanent formation in the Mediterranean Sea from August 2018. This year, the ship spent about 300 days […]

  • 5 May 2017

    The Russian newest Black Sea frigate Admiral Essen joined the navy’s permanent task force in the Mediterranean Sea after transiting the Strait of Gibraltar. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Admiral Essen is joining sister ship Admiral Grigorovich to carry out their Mediterranean Sea tasks. The two frigates are likely to support Russian operations […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Two Russian Navy Project 11356 frigates and a Kilo-class submarine have fired six Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic State positions in Syria, Russian media reported the ministry of defense as saying. The ministry said the strikes hit IS command and control centers in Hama, Syria, adding that it was followed by airstrikes. The Kalibr missiles were fired […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy will commission the second Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate Admiral Essen on May 27, Yantar Shipyard announced May 23. Admiral Essen will be transferred to the Russian Navy a day before the flag-raising ceremony, Yantar added. The Kaliningrad-based shipyard is responsible for the construction of six Project 11356 frigates for the Russian Navy. Of the six vessels, […]

  • 31 May 2017

    Russian Navy vessels have launched four Kalibr cruise missiles at ISIS positions near Palmyra, Syria, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. The navy’s newest frigate, Project 11356 Admiral Essen, launched two of the missiles. The frigate was commissioned earlier this month and is currently on her maiden voyage. The other Russian Navy vessel involved in […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian naval shipyard Yantar informed that mooring tests of the third Project 11356 frigate ‘Admiral Makarov’ began March 31 in the Baltic Sea. The company said that a team of 130 workers were involved in the ship’s preparations for sea trials which are expected to start in June this year. Admiral Makarov is scheduled to be […]

  • 1 March 2019

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transited the Bosphorous Strait on March 1, wrapping up ten days of Black Sea operations. While in the Black Sea, the ship conducted operations at sea with the Turkish Navy and completed a port visit to Odesa, Ukraine in support of our NATO […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Industry news

      Project 11356 lead frigate Admiral Grigorovich will join Russian Navy in 2014; presently, the ship is being built by Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, reported a spokesman for Russian Navy. “Totally, it is planned to build three Project 11356 frigates. On Dec 18, 2011 the shipyard laid a keel for the second frigate – Admiral […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy plans to expand its Black Sea Fleet with at least one Admiral Grigorovich-class patrol vessel this year. The second warship of this project, Admiral Essen, should soon be launched from the Yantar shipbuilding plant in Kaliningrad. The shipyard expects to build six vessels of the same class in the near future. Other vessels that will be […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Admiral Makarov, the third Project 11356 frigate built for the Russian Navy at the Yantar shipyard, is currently being tested before being delivered to the navy. The frigate was launched in September 2015 and recently took to sea for the final phase of the navy’s acceptance trials. Admiral Makarov performed well ever since starting the series […]

  • 27 February 2017

    The lead ship of Russian Navy’s Project 11356 frigates, Admiral Grigorovich, left its homeport in Sevastopol on Monday and headed for the Mediterranean Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced. Admiral Grigorovich is set to join a Russian Navy group that is operating in the region, the ministry added without providing details on specific tasks. […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin and Baltic Fleet (BF) Commander VADM Viktor Chirkov participated yesterday in the solemn keel-laying ceremony of new frigate Admiral Makarov to be constructed by Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad, Russia). “It is a high day for naval mariners“, said BF Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov. “Russian Navy’s future lies with ships laid […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s third Project 11356 frigate Admiral completed another round of missile-firing tests as part of her state trials, the Russian defense ministry announced. The November test follows a series of tests with the frigate-launched Shtil-1 surface to air missile system which, as it was earlier determined, had been unstable during operation. Back in April […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Yantar delivered the third Project 11356 frigate ‘Admiral Makarov’ to the Russian Navy after a series of prolonged acceptance trials. The main reason for the delay were problems with the frigate-launched Shtil-1 surface to air missile system which had been unstable during operation, as explained by the Russian defense ministry. The most recent missile […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Industry news, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Yantar has launched the fifth and sixth Improved Krivak-class (Project 11356) frigates Admiral Istomin and Admiral Kornilov earlier this month. The launch of the frigates was confirmed to Russian news agency Interfax by Sergey Mikhaylov, a Yantar Shipyard representative. Admiral Istomin and Admiral Kornilov are the final two vessels in a batch of six Project […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Industry news

      Six Project 11356 frigates will be constructed for Russian Navy, reported Vzglyad referring to a source in Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad). “Some time ago we were informed that the shipyard was to build other three Project 11356 frigates for Russian Navy in addition to the first three ships. In total, Yantar will construct a 6-ship […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Black Sea Fleet added 15 warships and support vessels to its tally, said the Russian Ministry of Defense January 4. In November 2015, Russian Navy bases in Sevastopol and Novorossiisk received two small missile ships Serpukhov and Zeleni Dol that are armed with Russian long-range cruise missile system Kalibr-NK, which was already used […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ukraine has agreed to provide gas turbine engines for improved Krivak-class (Project 11356) frigates that India will acquire from Russia, India’s Defense Minister told reporters on Tuesday. Based on Krivak-class, or Talwar-class as the ships that were built for India are called, the improved version was supposed to be a class of six new frigates that the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Industry news

    Festive keel-laying ceremony of frigate Admiral Makarov will take place at JSC Yantar Shipyard (affiliate of United Shipbuilding Corporation) on Feb 29. This is the third ship in the series built by the shipyard for Russian Navy since 2010. In accordance with two contracts tied with Russian Defense Ministry, Yantar Shipyard will build six Project […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Friday morning 13 December 2013, Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean, who is the EU Force Commander for Operation Atalanta warships conducting counter piracy patrols off the Somali coast, visited Federal German Ship (FGS) Hessen. After being flown on board FGS Hessen by the German warship’s Sea Lynx MK-88A helicopter, Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean was given […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrived in Bali, Indonesia, Nov. 20, for a port visit during their deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. The visit to Bali will provide Essex and Stethem Sailors and Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit​ (MEU) […]

  • 17 February 2014

    EU Naval Force warships have once again come to the rescue of fishermen off the coast of Somalia.   Following FGS Hessen’s rescue of a 14 year old fisherman from a capsized boat on Wednesday 12 February, this latest rescue, which happened on Thursday 13 February, saw French warship, FS Siroco and German warship, FGS […]

  • 14 December 2018

    The US Navy’s John C. Stennis carrier strike group (CSG) and the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) commenced integrated operations in the Arabian Sea on December 12. While steaming, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Essex (LHD 2) are supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, providing armed support to deny terror safe haven in Afghanistan […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Essex (LHD 2) hosted a lunch for over 100 personnel assigned to the Japan Regional Maintenance Center (JRMC) detachment Sasebo, Jan. 18. The lunch was held to thank the team for their services to Essex during more than 11 forward-deployed years to Sasebo, Japan. Essex Commanding Officer Capt. David Fluker, greeted the JRMC detachment […]

  • 24 June 2015

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) held a command-wide observance ceremony in honor and support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, June 22. The observance covered the history of LGBT rights and related civil rights movements. The event was hosted by Essex’s multicultural committee and […]

  • 12 June 2015

    The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Hong Kong after completing a five-day port visit, June 10. The visit served as the first port call for Essex, which departed San Diego May 11 for a regularly-scheduled deployment. Essex is currently on a regularly-scheduled deployment with […]

  • 16 May 2012

    USS Essex (LHD 2) is returning to San Diego May 17, after completing 12 years as the Navy’s only permanently forward-deployed amphibious assault ship in Sasebo, Japan. The crew of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) took over Essex April 23. “Essex departed San Diego in 2000, to serve as a forward-deployed asset to 7th Fleet,” […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The chief of Navy chaplains visited forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Jan. 6. Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd met with Essex’ Commanding Officer, Capt. David Fluker, and Essex’ Chaplain, Cmdr. James Johnson to discuss the chaplain corps’ role in helping Sailors and Marines live healthy spiritual, physical, and mental lives. “These […]