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  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Russian Navy Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet rescue forces recently held an exercise on searching and providing assistance to a simulated disabled submarine. In the course of the exercise, aircraft crews practiced searching procedures of the “disabled” submarine. Tasked with simulated a submarine in distress was the Russian Navy Kilo-class submarine Novorossiysk, often dubbed as the “quietest […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet destroyer ship Smetlivy will take part in the “Russian week in the Ionian Islands”. RFS Smetlivy left Sevastopol today and headed for the Black  Sea straits. The ship is expected to reach the Mediterranean Sea tomorrow. According to the vessel’s schedule, the ship will participate in international naval events, including the traditionally held “Russian week on […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The latest diesel-electric 636.6 project submarine SSK Krasnodar was put in the service of the Russian Navy at Admiralty Shipyards today, November 5. According to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Victor Chirkov, Krasnodar is the fourth diesel-electric submarine of the project built by OAO Admiralteyskiye Verfi shipyard for the Black Sea Fleet. Novorossiysk, the first submarine of the project, […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s new diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don completed her sail from Novorossiysk to Sevastopol – both Black Sea ports, on December 25. In Sevastopol, the submarine will undergo inspection and routine maintenance of mechanisms of the submarine after it made the transition from the North to the Black Sea Fleet, and after it completed objectives in […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    New diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar will be put into the service of the Russian Navy on November 5, 2015, with a flag raising ceremony, to be held in Saint Petersburg. Krasnodar is the 4th submarine in a series of six units constructed by Admiralty Shipyards for the submarine forces of the Black Sea Fleet. The construction […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Images: Russian Navy Russian Navy will launch its latest diesel-electric submarine Veliky Novgorod at the Admiralty Shipyards site in Saint Petersburg on March 18, the navy’s press center confirmed. Veliky Novgorod is the fifth vessel from the 636.3 project built by Admiralty Shipyards for the Black Sea Fleet. According to Russian Navy, the ceremony will […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Performance trials of the two Project 21631 corvettes, Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol, were successfully completed at the Black Sea Fleet military naval base Novorossiysk, Russia. The ships were built at the Zelenodolsky shipyard named after A.M. Gorky within the implementation of the shipbuilding programme of the Russian Navy and the re-equipment plan of the Black […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the Russian navy ocean rescue ship Igor Belousov conducted the second phase of interdepartmental tests of the submarine search and rescue unit Bester in the Baltic Sea. During the testing of the underwater vehicle, the underwater crew was successfully evacuated from a submarine. Characteristic features of the Bester, designed by the Nizhny Novgorod design bureau […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Three days after welcoming the lead Karakurt-class corvette into its fleet, the Russian Navy commissioned first-of-class patrol ship Vasily Bykov in a ceremony on December 20. The Project 22160 patrol ship was commissioned at the Novorossiysk Naval Base on the Black Sea where it will serve as part of the Russian Navy Black Sea fleet. Vasily Bykov […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet corvette Vyshny Volochyok transited the Bosphorus on August 16 to start her first Mediterranean Sea deployment. The Buyan-M class vessel is starting the deployment after entering service in May this year and becoming the first corvette in its class to join the Black Sea Fleet. Vyshny Volochyok is also the sixth […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet now has an additional Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine at disposal with the arrival of submarine ‘Krasnodar’ to the Sevastopol base on Crimea. Krasnodar arrived at her new homeport on August 9 after a tour in the Mediterranean Sea where she took part in operations against ISIS launching Kalibr cruise missiles at […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of Russian Navy’s patrol ship Admiral Grigorovich successfully performed gun firing at ranges located in the Baltic Sea as part of the ship’s state trials.  The drills were undertaken using A-190 and AK-630 gun systems. The seamen also practiced simulated enemy submarine search and detection in cooperation with a Ka-27PL helicopter. Having completed both the builder and state trials, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    In the new training year, Black Sea Fleet (BSF) will prepare for acceptance of two new warships and two submarines being built by Yantar (Kaliningrad) and… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 22, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 19 August 2011
    Training & Education

      In accordance with combat training annual plan, Black Sea Fleet (BSF) started practice at sea. BSF frigates Ladny and Pytlivy carried out mine-laying drills and held a torpedo firing at an “enemy” ship. Besides, the crews performed gun firing at a towed ship silhouette which imitated the surface target, and group antiaircraft warfare with […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny returned to Sevastopol from the Mediterranean Sea after deployment within Russian Navy’s carrier group. The frigate took part in training activities along with ships of Baltic and Northern fleets. When heading alone or within the task force, frigate Ladny paid formal calls at ports of France, Malta, Spain, […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny on Jan 10 had completed her mission within the Russian Navy’s carrier group in the Mediterranean Sea and returns to Sevastopol, reports RIA Novosti referring to Capt 2 rank Nikolai Voskresensky, spokesman for BSF. “BSF frigate Ladny has accomplished her mission in the task force and laid a course […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The landing exercises of The Baltic and The Black Sea Fleets in Novorossiysk on January 21 were near to be rescheduled because of the weather… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, January 23, 2013

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Smetlivy completes preparation for cruise to the Mediterranean Sea in order to attend the IONIEX 2011 Russian-Italian exercise. Recently, all ship’s systems were tested in different modes at sea, and the crew held teamwork drills. Joint exercise IONIEX regularly conducted off Italy demonstrates developing cooperation between Russian and Italian […]

  • 27 June 2011

      In accordance with presidential decree of June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was appointed Northern Fleet (NF) Commander, and Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov obtained the post of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander, reports the Kremlin’s press service. According to president Medvedev’s decree signed on June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was relieved from the […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian defense ministry’s navigation and oceanography department started preparation of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) hydrographic ship Donuzlav for cruise to Monaco in order to attend 18-th International Hydrographic Conference to be held in Apr 2012. The preparation includes placing of advanced onboard navigational, oceanographic, and hydrometeorological equipment designed by Russian companies. The ship will accompany […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      In the short term Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) will be reinforced with six Project 636 diesel electric submarines and six new frigates, reported Interfax on June 31 referring to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Vysotsky. As for him, in total the Navy will receive about 40 new warships under State Arms Program 2011-2020. By […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The warships group from Russia’s Northern, Baltic and Black Sea Fleets, sending to the Mediterranean Sea, will hold an exercise there… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 13, 2012  

  • 2 November 2011
    Training & Education

      On Oct 30 – the 315th anniversary of Russian fleet’s foundation – Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Smetlivy departed for the Mediterranean Sea along with BSF rescue ship Epron to attend the IONIEX Russian-Italian joint exercise to be held early in Nov, said a spokesman for the Navy. IONIEX joint exercise is regularly conducted […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Warships of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) have successfully performed missile firing at air targets, reported Capt Vyacheslav Trukhachev, press secretary of BSF Commander on Aug 29. “At the closing stage of tactical exercise directed by BSF Commander Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov, Guard missile cruiser Moskva and frigate Pytlivy have effectively carried out air target […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Verificatory drill held at Black Sea Fleet has been completed. In accordance with plan of tactical verificatory drill took place at Black Sea Fleet, small-size missile ships Mirazh and Shtil practiced missile strike upon “enemy” landing force. Later on, landing ships Azov and Caesar Kunikov​ landed troops and amphibious vehicles on unprepared coast of […]

  • 21 October 2011

      Working on normative legal documents regulating stable functioning of Russian Black Sea Fleet​ (BSF) in Crimea, the parties have prepared two agreements, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov on Oct 19 summarizing negotiations with his Ukrainian counterpart Mikhail Yezhel. “We would like the work on documents related to Black Sea Fleet to go on […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) rescue tug Shakhter moored at homebase Sevastopol on Aug 4. The cruise of the BSF auxiliary ship lasted 3 months. The crew had excellently accomplished all assigned tasks and received traditional piglet roast. During the long-range cruise, the tug called at Spanish and American ports. According to BSF Information Support Group, […]