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  • 11 January 2018

    Iranian Navy frigate Damawand allided with concrete wave breakers at a Caspian Sea port during adverse weather conditions, Reuters reported Wednesday citing local media. Six crew members initially fell aboard while two are still missing, the report said. The collision, which took place at the Bandar-e-Anzali port, is yet to be confirmed by officials. Damawand […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) task unit consisting of corvette (small-size gunnery ship) Astrakhan and attached supply vessels completes preparation for a deployment to the Caspian Sea. Basic purpose of the deployment is demonstration of Russian naval ensign and maintaining of Russia’s naval presence in key regions of the Caspian Sea. Among other tasks is protection of […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) task units on Dec 12 left basing sites in Astrakhan and Makhachkala heading for central and southern parts of the Caspian Sea. According to plans, the CF task units will conduct anti-terror exercise in Russia’s maritime economic activity zones in the Caspian Sea. In total, up to 500 servicemen, over 20 surface […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Russian president Dmitry Medvedev signed a law ratifying the agreement on cooperation in security in the Caspian Sea; the document has been signed by all Caspian states, i.e. Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan, reported the Kremlin press service on Dec 3. According to the agreement, maintenance of security in the Caspian Sea is a […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s frigate Dagestan concluded its training in the Caspian Sea and returned to the port of Makhachkala, Dagestan. The vessel’s crew carried out a series of naval activities ranging from mine protection to countering imaginary enemy attacks. The crew also conducted more than ten combat exercises involving ammo testing. The AK-176 gun, used in the drills, […]

  • 22 December 2011

    New harbor tug RB-10 has successfully passed first qualification trial under supervision of Caspian Flotilla (CF) Auxiliary Fleet Commander Capt 3 rank Dmitry Ryndin. The tug’s crew has effectively practiced damage control activities, carried out fuel and food replenishment drills. Later on, CF mariners will improve towage skills in literal sea zone. Harbor tug RB-10 […]

  • 18 November 2011

      US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will visit Azerbaijan in Nov 20-21, reports US Embassy in Baku. Meeting with Azerbaijani officials, Mabus will discuss bilateral cooperation in security. US Department of the Navy comprises two services – US Navy and US Marine Corps. Secretary of the Navy reports to Pentagon and is responsible […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    In accordance with state rearmament program, Caspian Flotilla (CF) received new Project 705B harbor tug RB-10 developed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau (Nizhny Novgorod) and built by Astrakhan Shipyard, affiliate of JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center. First tug of this project joined Caspian Flotilla in 2011. RB-10 is not just another auxiliary ship received by […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Caspian Flotilla (CF) task units arrived at northern and central parts of the Caspian Sea to attend joint strategic exercise Center-2011, reports CF Information Support Group. Being the main training activity of the year and comprising servicemen of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, and Tajikistan, joint exercise Center-2011 started on Sept 19. It is planned to […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Dagestan Branch of Russian FSB Frontier Service conducted operational preventive activity in littoral waters of the Caspian Sea. During the exercise, personnel practiced professional skills in protection of Caspian Sea biological resources and state control of this activity. Border guards started the exercise after training alert, briefing, and testing of shipboard systems. The task unit […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Ships of Caspian Flotilla (CF) on June 18 left the Astrakhan base for assigned area in the Caspian Sea to hold qualification tactical exercise… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 21, 2012

  • 12 March 2015

    The Iranian Navy has expanded its fleet by accepting delivery of a new destroyer Damavand. As reported by Press TV, the vessel aims to boost maritime security in the Caspian Sea. Compared to Iranian Navy’s Jamaran destroyer, delivered in 2010, the Damavand is more advanced, features a high level of technology and is much faster. The vessel, equipped with modern […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Russian naval ships are to watch over the extraction of  oil and other bio-resources in the disputed regions of the Caspian sea. In the mean… By Alexei Chernichenko (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr, October 26, 2011;

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Corvette Volgodonsk took the Caspian Sea for the first time since state sea trials to accomplish combat training tasks and firing drills… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy,October 25, 2012

  • 13 March 2012
    Equipment & technology

      Naval surveyors of Caspian Flotilla (CF) are mastering GLONASS satellite navigation systems, press secretary of Southern Military District Col Igor Gorbul told ITAR-TASS. “Federal purpose-oriented program Global Navigation Satellite System provides deployment of over 30 GLONASS stations in Russian Navy’s basing sites, including those in the Caspian Sea. One of such stations located at […]

  • 11 October 2011

      Turkmenian president Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov visited one of national naval bases on Oct 9 to see two new missile boats recently arrived from Russia. The boats were built by Sredne-Nevsky shipyard under Russian-Turkmenian military cooperation program. The presidential visit was shown on national TV. “Turkmenistan as a state having access to sea needs patrol ships […]

  • 26 October 2011

      Caspian Flotilla (CF) task unit headed by CF Ship Brigade Commander Capt 2 rank Sergei Babsky and consisting of small-size ship Astrakhan and seagoing tug MB-58 is deployed at sea in order to maintain presence of the Russian Federation in key regions of the Caspian Sea. The ships will protect Russian commercial shipping and […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The first Russian coastal missile system (CMS) Bal has entered service with the Russian Navy’s Caspian Flottila (CF). The ceremonial transfer to the CF took place in the country’s Republic of Dagestan, the Ministry of Defence said on January 30. As explained, CMS Bal is intended for shore defence of places of permanent deployment of […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Col. Gen. Safar Akhundbala oglu Abiyev met at the Pentagon today to discuss the military relationship between their two nations. During the meeting Mabus and Abiyev addressed the existing partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan as well as maritime security in the […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Industry news

      In the first half of 2012, Caspian Flotilla (CF) will be reinforced with Project 11661K missile ship Dagestan and Project 21630 small-size gunnery ship Volgodonsk. The ships are designed by Zelenodolsk Design Bureau (Tatarstan, Russia). Considering latest scientific achievements and assigned mission, the hulls are built under stealth technology. Missile ship Dagestan is the […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21820 Dugon air-cavern landing boat Ataman Platov which was planned to be shown at the 5th International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2011) will not be demonstrated in St. Petersburg. At the last moment Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky ordered to leave Ataman Platov in the Caspian Sea, told a source in […]

  • 22 February 2016

    Russian Navy ships carrying the new, advanced Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, RT reported a Russian Navy admiral saying. Corvettes from the the Black Sea Fleet will be supporting anti-terrorist operations against the Daesh in Syria. The Project 21631 corvettes that are part of the Black Sea Fleet are equipped with the […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Industry news

    Kazakhstan is considering  buying two ships from the Russian Navy, Interfax-Kazakhstan reports. The ships are project 10750E minesweepers which are designed to provide anti-mine protection of water areas of naval bases and harbours, fairways, and littoral areas of the exclusive economic zone. Kazakhstan is planning to use the ships in the Caspian Sea. Deputy Director […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Industry news

    Iran has launched a new domestically built destroyer “Jamaran 2” in the Caspian Sea, according to Tehran Times. The launching ceremony of the ship was held on March 17 at the port city of Bandar-e Anzali, where the defense staff gathered and attended the ceremony. The Jamaran 2 is a Moudge class destroyer, which is […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Industry news

    First patrol ship being built by Turkmen Frontier Service shipyard obtained the name of Arkadag (“Protector”), reports REGNUM. It was not reported at which stage of construction the ship was. Her technical characteristics are unknown either. When the construction is over, Arkadag will be the first domestically built warship in Turkmenistan. Arkadag is official title […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French unmanned systems manufacturer ECA Group announced that the unmanned mine counter measure integrated system (UMIS) it delivered to Kazakh Navy passed sea acceptance trials. The system was delivered and installed onboard the Kazakh Navy 10750E-class mine countermeasure vessel. Built by the Russian shipyard SNSZ in St Petersburg, this first mine hunter has reached Aktau, Kazakhstan, […]

  • 18 September 2011
    Industry news

      Patrol ship Dagestan being built by Zelenodolsk Shipyard left the yard on Sept 13 and via internal waterways moved towards Novorossiysk to hold sea trials, told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. Dagestan is the second Project 11661K ship built by Zelenodolsk Shipyard for Russian Navy. The first one – Caspian […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Kazakhstan Navy commissioned its first mine sweeping ship ‘Alatau’ during a ceremony held June 1 in Aktau, a city on the east bank of the Caspian Sea. The ship was built in Russia by the Mid-Nevsky Shipyard and started sea trials in August 2016, passing acceptance trials in May this year. One interesting feature of […]

  • 30 December 2011
    Industry news

    Project 21630 small-size gunnery ship Volgodonsk was commissioned into Russian Navy, told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. After successful termination of state trials, acceptance certificate of the ship was signed on Dec 20 in Baltic Fleet (BF) main naval base Baltiysk. Volgodonsk is the first serial ship of Project 21630 Buyan […]