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  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Sea fleet has kicked off a large-scale naval drill in the Barents Sea which will see over 30 warships take part in various maneuvers. This is the largest exercise the Northern Fleet has undertaken in the last 10 years, the navy said in a statement. Drills will include cruise-missile firings, anti-air and […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s kilo-class submarine Kaluga came back to her homeport after a long-range trip today, October 10. According to the report of Captain second rank Sergei Pirozhenko, the vessel successfully completed all tasks and submarine materiel was operative. Diesel-electric project 877 submarine Kaluga was put into service in 1991 and became a part of the Northern Fleet. […]

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

    The leading frigate of the project 22350 built for the Russian Navy, Admiral Gorshkov, has undertaken 130mm gun artillery firing at sea targets in the White Sea as part of state trials. In the near future the frigate will continue the final stage of the state tests of technical means and armament. Following results of these tests, a decision will be […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet vessels departed the English Channel and entered the Bay of Biscay on Monday. According to the Russian Department of Defence, the group, led by the anti-submarine vessel Severomorsk and consisting of LLS Alexander Otrakovsky, Sliva class rescue tug SB-406 and tanker Dubna, conducted exercises a day earlier during a stop in the Gulf of Saint-Malo. […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crews of nuclear and diesel-electric submarines of the Northern Fleet have performed eight underwater torpedo launches yesterday, September 29. The nuclear submarine Nizhny Novgorod and the diesel-electric Magnitogorsk conducted torpedo launches at imaginary enemy ships within the final inspection for the summer training period. Each submarine was to come up to the imaginary enemy stealthily and […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian Navy’s new Project 23120 logistic support vessel ‘Elbrus’ has completed acceptance trials and was delivered to the navy’s auxiliary fleet. Elbrus was subsequently commissioned into the Northern Fleet in a ceremony held on April 4, according to the shipbuilder. Elbrus will be followed by a second vessel in the class which is already under […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Northern Fleet (NF) warships – aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and large ASW ship Admiral Chabanenko – are pursuing a northern course to continue cruise through the North Atlantic towards home base. Prior to that, the ships have replenished supplies from auxiliary vessels in the Moray Firth. Underway through the Atlantic, crews of the Russian […]

  • 27 September 2011

      Norwegian military delegation headed by Maj. Gen. Morten Lunde, deputy chairman of the Joint Operational Command will visit Northern Fleet (NF) in Sept 26-28 in accordance with Russian Defense Ministry’s foreign relations development program. The delegation will be met at border point Borisoglebsky by NF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Andrei Volozhinsky. At first, […]

  • 16 August 2011

      Northern Fleet (NF) mariners on Aug 12 commemorated submariners died 11 years ago in the Barents Sea on board nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Kursk. In basing site of SSN Kursk – Vidyaevo – memorial service was conducted early in the morning in St. Nicholas Thaumaturge Church. At 10 am a meeting was held at […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Scheduled drills of Northern Fleet (NF) ship-based fighter wing headed by Col Evgeny Kuznetsov are going on. Pilots practice interception of air target, imitate air fight, and improve aerobatic skills in severe weather conditions, told NF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. In Nov 2011 pilots of the wing will take part in […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Northern Fleet (NF) flagship, nuclear-powered missile cruiser Petr Veliky is on her way home to Severomorsk… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 01, 2012

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Group of Moscow schoolchildren arrived at Northern Fleet (NF). Soon they will visit the flagship of Russian Navy – aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov. Visiting the aircraft carrier which was recently deployed to the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean, schoolchildren will chat with sailors and officers participated in that long-range cruise, familiarize with […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) to attend the meeting ceremony of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov returning from deployment, reports Central Navy Portal. Apart from participating in the ceremony, the minister will hold a number of briefings with NF commanding staff. According to press service of Russian Defense Ministry, Navy Commander-in-Chief […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian defense ministry has shared video footage of the navy’s newest ballistic missile submarine launching its first Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile. The missile launch took place in the White Sea and was part of the boat’s at-sea trials. The video footage was shared almost exactly two years after Knyaz Vladimir, the first modernized Borei-A […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Lead nuclear submarine of Project 955 Borei SSBN Yury Dolgoruky will serve in Northern Fleet (NF); the second submarine, SSBN Alexander Nevsky will be based in Pacific Fleet (PF), said Anatoly Shlemov, head of state defense order department at United Shipbuilding Corporation. “Pacific Fleet will receive the second sub, the lead one Yury Dolgoruky is […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Northern Fleet (NF) aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov and large ASW ship Admiral Chabanenko headed for NF training ranges in the Barents Sea. Having passed full combat training course in bases, the crews will conduct joint missile and gun firings, damage control drills, and improve command skills. Personnel of aircraft carrying cruiser […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Russian Northern Fleet concluded bilateral tactical exercises in the Barents Sea yesterday, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence.   More than 15 warships, nuclear and diesel submarines, as well as the division of coastal forces and naval aviation were involved in the exercise. The final stage of the Barents Sea drills, comprising combat firing with cruise missiles, included […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      In accordance with defense ministry’s Foreign Relations Program 2011, American frigate USS Carr arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) on Sept 2. Earlier, the ship visited Baltic Fleet and called at ports of St. Petersburg and Baltiysk. NF large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko will act as a host ship. Her crew is experienced in intercourse […]

  • 11 August 2011

    Memorial activities related to 11th anniversary of perished nuclear-powered submarine Kursk will take place at Northern Fleet (NF) on Aug 12. Residents of Murmansk will lay wreaths at the monument to lost sailors. In the fleet’s main naval base Severomorsk, wreaths will be laid at memorial plaque to Kursk crewmember Warrant Officer Sergei Chernyshov. The […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Having crossed the North Atlantic, Northern Fleet (NF) carrier group entered the Barents Sea. Pilots of the carrier’s air wing are first who touch the native land. This tradition is based on the rule that all deck-based aircrafts must ferry to coastal airfield before a ship enters base. During the 2.5-month long cruise, Russian […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s task unit consisting of large ASW ship Severomorsk, tanker Yelnya, and salvage tug SB-406 has passed the Strait of Gibraltar and is following the assigned course in the Bay of Biscay. Russian ships have excellently accomplished anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden and are returning to home bases. Now the anti-piracy […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Crews of Northern Fleet (NF) aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov and large ASW ship Admiral Chabanenko have completed drill program at training ranges in the Barents Sea. Acting within carrier strike group headed by NF Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Vitko, the crews conducted joint navigation, carried out 4 gun firing and […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Delegation of Norwegian coast rangers arrived at Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet (NF) under the framework of bilateral… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 12, 2012

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    SSBN K-51 Verkhoturye recommissioned into the Northern Fleet. The Project 667 class submarine (NATO Delta 4) arrived at the main nuclear submarine base… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 7, 2013; Image: tsushima

  • 8 February 2012
    Industry news

      Airfield reconstruction has been started at Northern Fleet (NF) main airdrome Severomorsk-1. The project implies extension of the runway strip up to 3,500 meters which will make possible to accommodate all types of aircraft including long-haul airplanes Il-96, strategic missile-carrying airplanes Tu-160 and Tu-22M, long-range antisubmarine airplanes Tu-142. In the course of modernization, it […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Crews of Northern Fleet (NF) ASW aircrafts Tu-142, Il-38 and helicopters Ka-27 carried out training flights using all antisubmarine weapons, as well as practiced searching and trailing of submarines. Pilots of NF Shipborne Air Wing conducted scheduled flights by Su-25UTG and practiced air engagement, interception of high-altitude target, and aerobatics. In total, over 1,000 […]

  • 1 December 2011

      Northern Fleet (NF) Commander Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev checked readiness of the carrier group for coming deployment. High emphasis was placed on professional skills of commanding staff. In Nov 2011, the carrier group was intensively preparing for the cruise at the fleet’s sea training range. The group has performed 4 gun and 10 missile […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Ships of Northern Fleet (NF) minesweeping task unit on Oct 1 returned to permanent basing sites. The unit was dispatched to the Gulf of Ob (Kara Sea)… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 03, 2012