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  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During recent missile and artillery exercises, the Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes Soobrazitelnyy and Steregushchiy, along with the missile vessel “P-257”, completed firing at surface and air targets. The drills were held in the Kaliningrad region and the targets simulated enemy combat ships and air attacks. The corvettes repelled attacks by small targets, conducted air defense tasks and organized communication between ships. Artillery systems […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy will soon receive the first batch of the Pantsir-ME naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon systems, the weapon manufacturer said recently. Alexander Denisov, general director of the High Precision Complex holding company, which includes Pantsir-ME manufacturer KBP, told journalists in late September that the system would be soon put into service with the […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy submariners aboard HMS Vanguard helped soldiers from the Royal Artillery mark the 300th year of their regiment’s formation on board the submarine at Plymouth Naval Base. The nuclear-powered submarine, which carries Britain’s nuclear deterrent when at sea, and now in refit in Devonport Naval Base, is affiliated to the regiment. The captain of HMS […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s large anti-submarine destroyer Severomorsk departed its home base today for training in the Barents Sea. Over the next several days the crew of the vessel will undertake a series of combat training exercises, internal ship drills and damage control in motion. The vessel will conduct artillery battle training against an imaginary enemy ship, series of firings against sea targets […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships of the Baltic Fleet recently completed an exercise involving artillery firing at various sea range targets. Small Missile Ship Passat, along with missile motor boats Dimitrovgrad, P-257 and Zarechnyi, conducted the drills which consisted of aiming and firing at light targets which simulated imaginary enemy aircraft. The drills consisted of different scenarios involving radiation, chemical and biological hazards […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A Commando Helicopter Force Merlin Mk3 aircraft, flown by CHF Aircrew from 28 (AC) Sqn based in RAF Benson, supported 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery training from their Royal Citadel base in Plymouth. With the weather conditions on the day poor at Plymouth and Dartmoor, cloud bases down to around 400 ft and visibility, at […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy informed January 26 that its anti submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov held air defence exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard the Udaloy-class destroyer tested the Kinzhal surface to air missile complexes as well as the Russian-built AK-100, a naval cannon of universal caliber, and the AK-630 close-in weapon. In the course of the exercise, the […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Baltic Fleet’s newest corvette, the Soobrazitelnyy, successfully conducted the second course of sea operation by testing its artillery. During the drills, which lasted for two days, the crew practiced firing at air and sea targets, sailing through narrow passageways, low visibility operations, and anti-sabotage. The 100-mm weapon system aboard the vessel was used throughout the […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet warship Onega recently deployed to the White Sea to carry out artillery training. Onega, homeported in Belomorsk navy base, conducted gun firing against sea, land and air targets. AK-176 and AK-630 artillery crews successfully performed combat training against an imaginary enemy warship under intensive maneuvering and engaged targets from different distances. The vessel’s crew […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Task group of Caspian Flotilla (CF) ships took the sea for combat training purposes. CF flagship frigate Tatarstan, missile boats Budennovsk and Borovsk will spend a month at sea performing various drills separately and within the task group. In particular, CF naval mariners will demonstrate professional skills during the exercise; one of episodes will be […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Baltic Fleet (BF) coast artillery is carrying out encampment exercise which is to last till the end of Sept 2012. Over 300 servicemen and about.. (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 17, 2012

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The firepower of Royal Navy warship HMS St Albans has been tested at a range off the coast of Norway. The Portsmouth-based warship put down 160 rounds of high explosive on to an island range by day and night during training involving the Royal Navy, British Army and Norwegian commandos. This was the most comprehensive test […]

  • 20 August 2014

    Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart Newport, Rhode Island for her final cruise today, August 20. National Historic Landmark Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortress in North America, will salute this heroic vessel and the men who sailed her as she passes down Narragansett Bay for the last time.   Rick Nagele, Executive […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Training & Education

    The Ukranian Navy has shared video footage of a Russian Su-27 fighter aircraft buzzing Ukrainian Gurza-M artillery boats during recent exercises. Apart from sharing the video on social media, the Ukrainian Navy did not provide specific info on when or where exactly the flyover took place. The navy only said the incident occurred during the Cossack Volition – […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Russian Navy’s Mordovia hovercraft, which belongs to the class of largest air-cushioned landing craft in the world, recently performed artillery firing with 30mm AK-630 automated systems and practiced coast assault operations near Khmelevka range in the Kaliningrad region. The Russian Navy said Mordovia performed the drill in preparation for the “Cup […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin received a $45.3 million contract to upgrade 22 Finnish Army M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) launchers, incorporating the Universal Fire Control System and other enhancements. The upgrade enables the launchers to fire precision GPS-guided munitions for the first time. “Finland has used MLRS products for four years, and the M270 launcher […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet vessels departed the Avacha Bay to undertake training. The tactical strike group of small missile ships is scheduled to undertake missile launching at air targets and artillery firing near the Shipunsky Peninsula, Pacific Ocean. Also planned are mine search and detection operations, as well as exercises of navigation in remote areas and sailing in […]

  • 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 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Armed Forces are celebrating the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child in fine style across the world. As is customary with the birth of a British Prince, Royal Salutes will be fired across the capital. In Green Park, members of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire a 41 Gun […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Ukrainian Navy has received additional two Gurza-class small armored artillery boats, Ukraine’s defense ministry said on September 26. The boats arrived at the Port of Odessa and will now undergo a set of tests after which they will be commissioned into the Ukrainian Navy. After these two boats enter service, the Ukrainian Navy will have […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Warships of Black Sea, Baltic and Northern Fleets started conducting training mission during large inter-fleet exercises of Russian Navy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, January 30 2013; Image: taverna

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As part of tactical training drills, the Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet vessels conducted artillery firing at sea and air targets. The crews of the vessels involved in the exercises, Boiky, Stoiky and Soobrazitelny corvettes, carried out more than ten joint combat exercises with practical shooting of AK-630 and A-190 at a simulated enemy. The crews also conducted […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets assigned to Carrier Air Wing 8 embarked on USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) struck Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets near Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 8.   Bush is operating in the Arabian Gulf on a scheduled deployment to U.S. 5th Fleet. The F/A-18s dropped 500 […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Baltic Fleet (BF) frigate Yaroslav Mudry on Feb 10 left the Russian Navy carrier group led by aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov and laid a course for Baltiysk. The ship left the homebase on Dec 7, 2011 and has covered over 15,000 nautical miles. The crew has carried out antiaircraft and antisubmarine drills, and held […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Over the past three days the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi conducted scheduled drills.   The crew completed artillery exercises against simulated air targets and a range of scheduled trainings on anti-sabotage actions, antisubmarine warfare and ship damage control. In addition, the personnel engaged in mine countermeasure exercises, communication establishment in active and passive interferences etc. […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    In accordance with combat training plan, Black Sea Fleet (BSF) ships undergo inspection over so-called Course Task 2 (execution of appropriate tasks at sea by a single ship). Within the framework of inspection, large ASW ship Kerch under the flag of ASW Ship Brigade Commander Capt 1 rank Oleg Krivorog performed gun firings at sea- […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    US Marines fired the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the flight deck of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during the joint US Navy-Marines drill Dawn Blitz 2017. The HIMARS is a weapons system made up of the M142 five-ton chassis vehicle and can carry either a launcher pod of […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    After a month-long deployment to the south-eastern Pacific, the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet group returned to the port city of Vladivostok. The group, consisting of the large anti-submarine vessel Admiral Vinogradov, tanker Ilim and sea tug MB-37, embarked on this mission on October 29. Launched from Primorsky, the vessels had the mission “to provide for naval […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Navy named the last four of its overall six Gurza-M-class artillery boats in a ceremony at the Odessa Port on December 5. Named Vyshgorod, Kremenchug, Luben and Nikopol, the four boats carry names of Ukrainian cities. The first two units, commissioned December 2016, are named Akkerman (U174) and Berdiansk (U175). Up to 18 vessels […]