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  • 23 June 2017
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Russian Navy ships and submarines are poised to be equipped with a new and improved Kalibr cruise missile that is currently under development, according to a Tass report. The upgraded missile will have a range of over 4,500 km, twice that of the current 3M-54 Kalibr cruise missile (NATO codename SS-N-30), the report says. The development of […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Project 20385 Gremyashchiy corvette has completed sea trials in the Barents Sea. “In the White Sea, the ship fired Kalibr and Onyx cruise missiles at shore and sea targets. In the Barents Sea, it fired A-190 and AK-630 artillery systems at mock air targets, and torpedo fire at underwater and surface targets […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy’s Project 949A Oscar-class submarines will be rearmed with the 3M-54 Kalibr cruise missile, Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on March 6. “The Zvezda shipyard is carrying out profound modernization of Project 949A nuclear submarines, including the replacement of armament with the Kalibr missile complex and also the replacement of navigation, life […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian shipbuilder Pella Shipyards will be launching the Russian Navy’s second Project 2280 small missile boat in November, Russian defense ministry has announced. Named ‘Typhoon’, the boat is the second in a class of 18 envisioned units. The lead ship, ‘Uragan’, was launched in July 2017 in Leningrad. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed boats were designed […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities

    Russian Navy submarine Veliky Novgorod has launched more cruise missiles at ISIS positions as the Syrian Democratic Forces on Monday started an offensive on the last ISIS stronghold in Deir ez-Zor. According to the Russian defense ministry, the fifth Project 636.3 submarine to be built for the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet launched a salvo of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Authorities

    The Russian Navy has released a video of the lead Yasen-class nuclear-powered attack submarine Severodvinsk test firing a Kalibr cruise missile in the Barents Sea. According to the navy, Severodvinsk launched the cruise missile from a submerged position in one of the training grounds of the Northern Fleet as part of a combat exercise. The navy said […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Industry news

    Russian two new missile corvettes have completed acceptance trials and are ready to enter service in the Caspian Flotilla, writes RIA Novosti. The new Buyan-M class ships, named Uglich and Grad Sviyazhsk, started sea trials in August and completed Kalibr-NK missiles tests during the trials. The Buyan Class corvettes are designed and built to operate […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The keel has been laid for the Russian Navy’s final Project 21631 small missile ship, the country’s defense ministry said.  The ceremony for the corvette Stavropol was held at Zelenodolsk Shipyard on July 12, 2018. Scheduled for delivery in 2023, Stavropol is the navy’s twelfth Project 21631 (Buyan-M series) corvette. Six of the improved corvettes are already […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian state-owned shipyard More has laid the keel for the overall seventh Russian Navy Karakurt-class Project 22800 corvette in a ceremony on December 19 in Feodosia, Crimea. The ship will be named Vikhr and is the third in the class to be built at the More shipyard. The other two ships in the class […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russia’s third Project 11356 frigate, the Admiral Makarov, transited the English Channel on August 20 as she sails for her new homeport in the Black Sea. The 4,000-ton Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate was escorted through the Channel by Portsmouth-based minehunter HMS Hurworth and a Wildcat HMA2 helicopter from 815 Naval Air Squadron. The frigate started the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russia’s Zelenodolsk Shipbuilding Plant named after Maksim Gorky is set to hold a keel-laying ceremony for the sixth Project 22160 patrol ship in the Republic of Tatarstan on January 13. Project 22160 patrol ships are designed by the JSC Northern Design Bureau (St. Petersburg) for exclusive economic zone patrol and protection. In addition to patrol duties, […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities

    Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said the Russian Navy fired Kalibr cruise missiles from the submerged Rostov-on-Don submarine on December 8. Although Russian Navy has been actively firing cruise missiles from the navy’s surface warships since September 2015, this marks the first successful firing of these missiles from a submerged position. “The objectives were two […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    St. Petersburg-based Pella Shipyard launched the Russian Navy’s fourth Project 22800 Karakurt-class corvette in a ceremony on October 23. Having started construction in December 2016, ‘Burya’ – which translates to Storm in English – is the fifth Karakurt-class ship in line but the fourth to enter water. Once it completes further outfitting and sea trials, Burya […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian shipbuilder Sevmash officially started construction of the country’s seventh and final Yasen-class submarine Ulyanovsk in a ceremony on Friday, July 28. The boat is also the sixth modernized unit in the class. The nuclear-powered Yasen-M submarines are considered by many to be the pinnacle of Russian submarine technology. Also known as Project 885, the […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May 10. By order of the Russian commander of the navy, the ship was named Storm. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed, MRK 22800 project ships were designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. They have a displacement of 800 […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities

    In what has become a tradition for Russian Black Sea Fleet diesel-electric submarines transiting the Mediterranean Sea from their construction site in Saint Petersburg to the Black Sea, Project 636.3 submarines Veliky Novgorod and Kolpino launched Kalibr cruise missiles at ISIS positions in Syria. The submarines fired a total of seven of the missiles on […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crews of the Russian Navy’s two new Black Sea Fleet small-sized missile ships Zeleny Dol and Serpukhov started combat training at sea. Black Sea Fleet Commander Admiral Alexander Vitko assessed the task performance readiness of the Zeleny Dol ship crew. The ship’s crew conducted dangerous-sea area passages in cooperation with sweeper forces, practiced performing a missile […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy’s Sindhughosh-class diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhuraj has arrived in Russia for her second life extension refit and modernization procedure. Built by Russian shipbuilder Sevmash and commissioned into the Indian Navy in October 1987, Sindhuraj is one of currently nine active Kilo-class (Project 08773) submarines in service. For her modernization work, Sindhuraj was transported from India […]