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  • 6 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s second Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate (Project 22350), ‘Admiral Kasatonov’, has started tests of diesel generators ahead of her builder’s trials that are reportedly set to start later this year. According to shipbuilder Severnaya Verf, Admiral Kasatonov should complete the engine room tests by the end of June, with the crew expected to move aboard from November 2017. […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s second Project 22350 frigate, Admiral Kasatonov, has begun state trials ahead of the ship’s delayed delivery which is expected to take place by the end of the year. According to the Northern Shipyard, Admiral Kasatonov has already passed a number of checkpoints, including tests of the main power plant, communication and navigation […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov is ready to start builder’s trials in December this year,  Saint Petersburg-based shipbuilder Severnaya Verf has announced. Shipyard workers and the Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate’s crew are completing final preparations for the ship’s first venture out to sea. The builder’s trials will take place over a three-week […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On February 20, 2020, the Russian Navy frigate of Project 22350, Admiral Flota Kasatonov, entered the Barents Sea to continue the test program. In the Northern Fleet combat training grounds, the new frigate will work out maneuvering, testing systems and mechanisms, the Russian defense ministry said. Yesterday, the ship’s crew tested the interaction with the […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov, the Russian Navy’s second Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate, got underway from Saint Petersburg to start builder’s trials. The builder’s trials will take place over a three-week time period during which the ship’s navigation and communications systems, maneuverability and performance will be tested. The testing program will also include artillery and rocket firing, […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Two brand new Russian Navy ships got underway from the Severnaya Verf in St. Petersburg on April 21 to start their trials in the Baltic Sea. The second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov got underway for another round of trials after making its at-sea debut in December 2018. For corvette Gremyashchy, the lead Project 20385 […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Industry news

      Festive keel-laying ceremony took place at Severnaya Verf shipyard (St. Petersburg). The name plaque was triumphantly planted on a section of frigate Admiral Golovko constructed for Russian Navy. The ceremony was attended by Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM V. Vysotsky, fleet commanders and top-ranking naval officers, representatives of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation and JSC United Industrial […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy  commissioned the lead ship of the Project 22350 frigates – the Admiral Gorshkov – in a ceremony in St. Petersburg on July 28. Attended by the Russian deputy chief of navy and other government and shipyard officials, the ceremony was held ahead of the Russian Navy Day celebrations on July 29. Admiral […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Industry news

      Demand of Russian Navy for Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates in the next 15-20 years will be up to 20 ships, press secretary of Severnaya Verf shipyard Olga Vilde told RIA Novosti on Feb 1. “In the next 15-20 years, Russian Navy will need up to 20 frigates. They will be based on Project […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Industry news

      Keels for two new vessels for Russian Navy – third Project 22350 frigate Admiral Golovko and Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyaschiy – will be triumphantly laid down on Feb 1 at 3 pm in slipways of Severnaya Verf shipyard, the yard’s press service told Central Navy Portal. That is going to be the most […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Industry news

    Corvette Stoiky will leave covered slipway of Severnaya Verf shipyard early in May. Afterwards, the ship will be docked for assembling of bulb fairwater. Launching of Stoiky is scheduled on May 21. Through the next half year, the corvette will be completed afloat; mooring trials will start in Jan 2013, and then the shipyard’s sea […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) removed large ASW ship Ochakov from active service. The fleet’s ex-commander Admiral Igor Kasatonov hauled down St. Andrew’s flag and handed it over to BSF Museum’s representative, reports RIA Novosti. Large ASW ship Ochakov was commissioned into Red Banner Black Sea Fleet (USSR) in Nov 1973. The ship had been […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Adviser to the Chief of Russian General Staff and Black Sea Fleet (BSF) ex-commander Igor Kasatonov criticized Ukraine’s stand on replacement of Black Sea Fleet ships, reports UNIAN. Kasatonov says Russia does not increase number of ships in full accordance with agreements. However, when trying to replace overaged ships with new ones, it faces certain […]

  • 15 November 2016

    Airstrikes have hit rebel positions in Syria for the first time in weeks after Russia announced the start of its offensive on Tuesday. According to Russian media reports, the country’s defense minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed that airstrikes hit Homs and Idlib provinces of Syria. The minister further said that aircraft from the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson, met today with Vice Commander-in Chief, People’s Liberation Army (Navy) Vice Adm. Zhang Yongyi at the Pentagon. Ferguson and Zhang discussed U.S.-China military to military relations, counter piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden, the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC 2014), and future opportunities to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2019

    One person died and a dozen people have been injured after Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov caught fire while undergoing repairs in Murmansk. The fire broke out in the first power unit of the eight deck in the morning hours of December 12, according to Russian news agency Tass. More than 400 workers were […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy is set to commission its newest frigate ‘Admiral Grigorovich’ at a ceremony at the Baltic Shipyard Yantar in Kaliningrad on March 11. The ceremony of raising the St. Andrew’s flag is preceded by successful builder’s and state trials. Admiral Grigorovich, the lead ship in the class, started builder’s trials in October 2015 with state trials following later in the […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy’s aircraft carrier group centered around the carrier-cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov has reached the coasts of Syria where they have started carrier-based flight drills. In a Russian Ministry of Defense video shared by Russian TVZvezda, the ships are seen sailing in formation while aircraft aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov carry out take offs and landings. […]

  • 6 January 2017

    Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its carrier strike group are among the first units to withdraw from Syria as Russia reduces the number of forces deployed. Russia’s chief of general staff of the armed forces, General Valery Gerasimov made the announcement stating that the order came from Russian supreme commander president Vladimir Putin. The announcement […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Friday 4 July 2014 Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, who is the Force Commander of the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia, met with his counterpart, Rear Admiral Cho Young-joo from the Combined Task Force 151.   During the meeting, which took place on board the Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

      Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov was damaged on Tuesday morning as the 330-meter floating dry dock holding the carrier sank during a float-out operation in Murmansk. A crane fell onto the aircraft carrier after the dry dock started sinking, leaving a four by five meter hole above the ship’s waterline, Russian Sputnik News […]

  • 25 January 2017

    NATO ships and aircraft are escorting the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its carrier strike group transiting the English Channel en route home from Syria. Vessels from Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal and Great Britain have all at one point formed part of a fleet of ships closely following the Admiral Kuznetsov. Royal Navy’s Portsmouth-based […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Northern Fleet, project 22350, frigate Admiral Gorshkov has completed missile fire tests from the ship’s multi-purpose missile system in the White Sea. Within the final phase of the state tests of ship hardware, the ship fired cruise missiles of various types were at naval target positions. The ship’s crew also completed a missile deployment […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Rear Admiral Christian Canova (French Navy) hands over the responsibility of Deputy Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia, Operation ATALANTA to Rear Admiral Rainer Endres (German Navy) on 12 January 2012 at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, near London. Joining EU NAVFOR – ATALANTA in July 2011, Rear Admiral Canova added […]