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  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Black Sea Fleet (BSF) sailors of the Russian Federation is rendering relief work to citizens of Krasnodar region… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 12, 2012; Image: Russian MoD

  • 9 May 2017

    NATO warships escorted a Russian Navy submarine through the North Sea and the English Channel as it transited in the direction of its Novorossiysk base in the Black Sea. The Royal Navy sent its Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset to shadow the Russian Kilo-class submarine Krasnodar as it passed through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based […]

  • 9 September 2011

      General Major Yury Zviryk was appointed a new director of Black Sea/Azov Coast Guard Department; his previos post was the head of FSB Frontier Service, Abkhazian branch, reported press service of Krasnodar regional administration on Sept 6. Zviryk has shifted Fedor Cherednichenko whose next position will be deputy director of FSB Frontier Service, Southern […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Admiralty Shipyards held a ceremonial launching of diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 25. This is the fourth in a series of six submarines being built by Admiralty Shipyards for the Russian Navy. The first in the series, Novorossiysk, was delivered to Russian Navy in August 2014; the second, Rostov-on-Don, in December 2014, and the third, Stary […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Admiralty Shipyards Launches Sub Krasnodar Admiralty Shipyards held a ceremonial launching of diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 25. USS Farragut Sent to Help Maersk Tigris U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain answered a distress call yesterday morning issued by the Maersk Tigris container ship, after an Iranian Navy ship fired […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      In 2011, Russian defense ministry tied a number of long-term aircraft procurement contracts; under one of them, the ministry purchased 140 attack helicopters Ka-52 Alligator, director of Oboronprom corporation Andrei Reus told Kommersant. Reus did not specify details of the contract only saying that “conditions were acceptable”. “It’s long relations what was important for […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 September 2017

    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 […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval officials from Black Sea countries are meeting in Divnomorskoye (Krasnodar region, Russia) on the basis of BLACKSEAFOR task group’s permanent coordination center to plan exercise coming in 2012, spokesman for Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Capt 1 rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev told Central Navy Portal. The Russian Federation took over command of the international naval task […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Admiralty Shipyards, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, launched the “Stary Oskol” of project 636.3, third in the series diesel-electric submarines being built for the Russian Navy.   The ceremony was attended by Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Viktor Chirkov, vice-president of JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation” Sergei Forafonov and other guests. This series of six submarines that […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval representatives of Black Sea countries finished planning of BLACKSEAFOR naval task group activation to be held in April. The final planning conference was held in Divnomorskoye (Krasnodar region, Russia). Heading the international naval task force, Russia is represented by Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky, Deputy Chief of Black Sea Fleet HQ. During the conference, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2017

    Navy ships from the UK and EU escorted a small fleet of Russian Navy ships as they passed through the English Channel over the weekend. Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Mersey intercepted the intelligence ship Vasily Tatishchev, depot ship PM82 in company with a Russian tug and the frigate Severomorsk. Mersey later handed over to […]

  • 31 May 2017

    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 […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Kolpino, the last of six Russian Navy Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines built for the Black Sea Fleet, is set to be launched in Saint Petersburg today, May 31. Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards is in charge of delivering the submarines. Novorossiysk, the lead submarine of the project, joined the Black Sea Fleet in August 2014 with the Rostov-on-Don following […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy’s final two diesel-electric submarines have reached the Mediterranean Sea en route to their permanent homeport in the Black Sea, Russian defense ministry announced on August 28. Project 636.3 (NATO reporting name: improved Kilo-class) submarines Kolpino and Veliky Novgorod got underway this month from Saint Petersburg on the Baltic Sea where they were […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy has commissioned Kolpino, the country’s sixth and final Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class submarine. All six were built for the Russian Black Sea Fleet. The flag-hoisting ceremony which marked the submarine’s official entry into the fleet took place in St. Petersburg at Admiralty Shipyards on November 24. Admiralty Shipyards was responsible for the construction of all submarines […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Industry news

    Utilization of the nuclear-powered submarine started at Nerpa Ship Repair Plant in Snezhnogorsk, Murmansk region… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 30, 2012

  • 4 November 2011
    Industry news

      Russian Navy Command made a decision to shape aircraft carrier groups which are to expand presence zone of Russian Navy in the Pacific and the North Atlantic, writes Izvestiya referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. Final decision whether to build aircraft carriers is upon the President of Russia, but currently it […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky took part in the session of defense ministry’s press club. Meeting with the press, he discussed current condition of Russian Navy and its development prospects till and after 2020. Speaking of implementation of the shipbuilding program, Vysotsky pointed out that Russia should turn away fr om large number of […]

  • 26 November 2018

    Months of rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Sea of Azov escalated on Sunday when Russian forces first fired upon and subsequently seized three Ukrainian Navy vessels as they were trying to enter the Sea of Azov through the Kerch Strait. Latest reports say six Ukrainian sailors were injured in the standoff, two […]