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  • 8 January 2012

      In 2011, Pacific Fleet (PF) warships continued securing civilian shipping in the Gulf of Aden which is still considered a piracy-hazardous area. PF task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Vinogradov, tanker Pechenga, and salvage tug SB-522 had finished their anti-piracy mission in the spring of 2011. The unit was headed by Capt […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Aviation Department was established on Apr 4, 1932 in Far East Maritime Force HQ. Fist combat experience of Pacific Fleet (PF) Naval Aviation was in Aug 1938 during fierce battles near Lake Hasan. PF aviators also participated in war on militaristic Japan in 1945. They scuppered over 30 transport ships, two destroyers, and four […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and rescue tug Fotiy Krylov under command of PF Primorskaya Flotilla Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov left Shanghai port on June 8 after a 2-day formal visit. During the visit to China, PF mariners replenished fuel and food supplies, went sightseeing, and […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Farewell ceremony of another Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 will be held on Dec 10. The unit will head for the Gulf of Aden to protect commercial shipping from pirate attacks. That will be the seventh PF task unit formed to carry […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Winter combat training enters active phase at Pacific Fleet (PF). Servicemen will carry out numerous drills in order to improve cohesion of tactical task units. Totally, PF mariners will perform over 50 training tasks in April, more than 160 missile and gun firing drills, and about 20 mine and torpedo exercises. Early in Apr, ships […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Visiting Pacific Fleet (PF), DPRK Navy’s East Sea Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Kim Min-Sik on Oct 21 boarded large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov. In accordance with tradition, the high-ranking guest was met by honor guard on the pier. Representatives of PF command accompanying the North Korean admiral acquainted him with the ship’s armament, history […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) special-purpose servicemen practiced jumps into the sea from helicopters near the Russky Island. The PF seals jumped… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 01, 2012

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev on Sept 8 paid formal call at port Sihanoukville, Kingdom of Cambodia. In the recent history of Russia, this is the first visit of our naval servicemen to Cambodia. Soviet Navy ships had been visiting this country since 1968 till 1987. Russian […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After more than a month long deployment the Philippine Navy’s BRP Ramon Alcaraz PF (16) that participated in the multilateral naval exercise “KAKADU 2014” arrived to Manila, Philippines on Saturday.   The crews of PF 16, and Augusta Westland PNH 431 helicopter, as well as the medical team and exercise directorate members were honoured for their participation in enhancing their surface […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Having won nine Navy Commander’s prizes, Pacific Fleet (PF) gained the lead of Russian Navy in training year of 2011, said PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. “It was said at the session of PF Military Council that seamen, aviators, missilemen, and marines of Pacific Fleet had won nine Navy Commander’s […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, tanker Irkut, and sea-going tug MB-66 pays courtesy visit to Japanese port Maizuru (Honshu Island), told PF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. In the first day of the visit, on Sept 25, Russian official delegation headed by the task unit commander […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) servicemen held joint exercise and released a civil ship “captured” by pirates in the last day of the visit to Seychelles on March 5. According to the PF task unit commander Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov, Russian servicemen demonstrated anti-piracy skills to their Seychelles counterparts. The exercise was attended by servicemen of […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy campaign in the Gulf of Aden on Dec 19 arrived in the capital city of Seychelles Victoria paying informal visit. The warship was met on the pier by Russian ambassador to Republic of Seychelles Mikhail Kalinin. Later on that […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Rear Admiral Kim Min-Sik, commander of East Sea Fleet, North Korean Navy arrives at Russia’s Pacific Fleet (PF) paying official call. The visit of the North Korea’s top-ranking naval official will last since Oct 20 till Oct 27. The admiral is going to meet with acting PF Commander Rear Admiral Sergei Avakiants, hold familiarization […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev on Nov 30 visited the port of Djibouti. It is noteworthy that apart from replenishment of supplies and leisure, Russian mariners attended pre-schedule parliamentary elections. The voting took place on Dec 1 in the messroom of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev. The […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task force comprising Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyers Marshal Shaposhnikov, Admiral Vinogradov, and salvage tug SB-522 left bases setting a course for the Yellow Sea. There it will meet destroyer Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 heading from the Gulf of Aden. Active phase of the Maritime Cooperation 2012 Russian-Chinese […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Training & Education

      After termination of large-scale exercise held by Eastern Military District, Pacific Fleet (PF) Guard missile cruiser Varyag sailed off Kamchatka to start a long-range cruise. The crew is going to pay unofficial visits to Japan, the US, and Canada. Basic objective of the visits is strengthening of naval cooperation with abovementioned countries and demonstration […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) departed from Subic Bay, Zambales on Aug. 17, 2014 to participate in the multilateral naval exercise dubbed as “KAKADU 2014” that will be hosted by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at Northern Australia Exercise Area.   180 Philippine Navy personnel, including the crew of PF 16, the crew of PN helicopter […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Guard missile cruiser Varyag has finished courtesy visit to Japanese port Maizuru and laid a course for Mariana Islands (USA), reported RIA Novosti on Oct 1 referring to PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. After large-scale exercise off Kamchatka, the task unit consisting of […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Visit of Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Tributs to Seychelles coincided with traditional carnival. On March 2, Russian mariners took part in the carnival opening ceremony and pageants lasted till March 4. Participating in the festivities, PF servicemen demonstrated marching skills, and marines showed hand-to-hand combat drawing applause of numerous locals. PF […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) command and US Navy’s military delegation visiting Vladivostok in Oct 1-4 agreed to conduct joint anti-piracy exercise off Mariana Islands late in Oct, reports RIA Novosti referring to PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. Having finished official visit to PF main base, guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald headed […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Over 50 Pacific Fleet (PF) ships will conduct exercise in the Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk, said Northeast Grouping Commander Rear Admiral Konstantin Maklov at Monday’s press conference. The exercise started late in Aug, and its active phase will last till the end of Sept. “Over 50 PF ships will practice […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) actively continues summer training period. August will be determinative month for PF Primorsk Flotilla. At present, the crew of large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov headed by Capt 1 rank Denis Antsiferov trains in the Peter the Great Bay. According to PF Primorsk Flotilla Commander Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov, in the […]

  • 23 November 2011

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev started escorting the fifth convoy through the Gulf of Aden. The convoy consists of four commercial vessels under different flags including a Russian one with 18 Russian sailors on board, told Eastern Military District Information Support Department to Central Navy Portal. Large […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev escorts a convoy consisting of five foreign vessels through the piracy-hazardous Gulf of Aden. “On October 16 at 9.30 pm (Moscow time) PF large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev started to escort a 5-vessel convoy through the Gulf of Aden“, said official spokesman for the Navy. The Russian […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev, seagoing tanker Boris Butoma, and rescue tug Fotiy Krylov left Indonesian port Surabaya and set a course for the port of Manila, Philippines. The program of the 4-day visit to Indonesia was full of events. On the first day the Russian delegation […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Summer training period at Pacific Fleet (PF) is at its height. Large-scale exercise of PF Primorsk Flotilla had finished few days ago. The crews performed about one hundred various drills. Several tactic exercises with different strike and antisubmarine groups of PF Primorsk Flotilla were conducted during summer training period. Over fifteen warships and auxiliary […]

  • 16 September 2011

      Russian Navy’s task unit conducting anti-piracy and convoy-escorting activities in the Gulf of Aden and off the Horn of Africa will shift till Sept 25, told a spokesman for Russian Navy to Central Navy Portal. Rotation of the ships will be held in accordance with plans of Russian Defense Ministry and Navy Main HQ. […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian-American naval anti-terror exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 with participation of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit started on Oct 13 off Mariana Islands and on Oct 14 entered active phase. Warships of US Navy and Russia’s Pacific Fleet started joint anti-piracy drills. According to scenario, search teams from American destroyer are supposed to inspect Russian […]