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  • 22 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit continues the long-range cruise in order to attend international anti-piracy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 22, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 5 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) anti-piracy task unit headed by Rear Admiral Vladimir Vdovenko on Nov 2 left homebase Vladivostok and set… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 5 2012

  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    On Oct 26, Pacific Fleet (PF) anti-piracy task unit started final preparations for deployment. The unit headed by Rear Admiral Vladimir… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 30, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 22 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Pacific Fleet (PF) Calmar-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine K-433 Svyatoi Georgy Pobedonosets performed successful… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 22, 2012; Image: narod

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    With many commands across the fleet preparing for the semi-annual physical readiness assessment (PFA) the Navy’s Physical Readiness Program director, addressed a Sailor’s responsibilities for the PRT. “It’s the Sailor’s responsibility to maintain physical fitness standards constantly and consistently, not solely at the time of semiannual testing,” said William Moore, director, Navy Physical Readiness Program. […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) harbor defense force is holding a tactical exercise jointly with submarines. This activity is a closing stage of summer training period… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 3, 2012; Image: flot

  • 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

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, seagoing tug Fotiy Krylov, and replenishment oiler Pechenga… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 28, 2012; Image: Navy    

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Since Aug 25 through Sept 17, Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit will carry out the fifth military historical “Cruise of Memory”… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 24, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit will carry out fifth historical Cruise of Memory since Aug 25 till Sept 17, reports online Military Industrial Review… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 16, 2012

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Three Pacific Fleet (PF) ships on June 13 left Vladivostok for Hawaii to participate in the RIMPAC-2012 joint naval exercise, reports Interfax… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 14, 2012; Image: Navsource

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warrant officer lost from Pacific Fleet (PF) destroyer Admiral Tributs was recently found dead, reports RIA Novosti referring to… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 31, 2012

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Camps and naval bases of Pacific Fleet (PF) triumphantly celebrated its 281-th anniversary… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 22, 2012; Image: function

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2012
    Authorities

    Pacific Fleet HQ celebrated its 80-th anniversary on March 30. It is the fleet’s main administrative agency with history full of heroic chapters and amazing facts indissolubly connected to development of Russia’s naval power in the Pacific. Originally, military administrative functions in Russian Navy were performed by “secretariats” and “offices”. Later, headquarters were formed on […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    A diver died on Sat, March 24 during Pacific Fleet (PF) naval exercise. The tragedy happened when rescue ship Alagez was conducting a submarine salvage drill, reported RIA PrimaMedia referring to Capt 1 rank Roman Martov, chief of Eastern Military District Press Service. During the drill, crew of Alagez was rendering assistance to “damaged” submarine […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) mariners will depart for China in order to conduct a large-scale joint exercise. In accordance with the bilateral agreement tied in the last year, PF will dispatch about 10 ships to Qingdao (China), reports Russian defense ministry. Late Apr 2012, naval forces of the two countries will hold a large-scale exercise in […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Prior to the Submariners’ Day, active bloggers of Russia’s Far East for the first time visited one of Pacific Fleet (PF) diesel electric submarines. The guests had a detailed onboard tour. Activists of the Far East blogosphere went down into the sub’s strength hull and walked fr om bows to stern. They were shown […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Early spring is traditionally a period of drills and exercises for naval units deployed in the Far East. For officers of Pacific Fleet (PF) main base Vladivostok and cadets of the Makarov Pacific Naval College, this period lasts all year round. Active and future naval officers practice on training simulator Mostik acting as ship’s commanding […]

  • 5 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Capt 1 rank Andrei Saprykin and consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev, tanker Boris Butoma, and salvage tug Fotiy Krylov deployed in the Pacific has finished formal call at Philippines on Feb 3. Through the 4-day visit to Philippines’ capital city Manila, PF naval mariners met […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Capt 1 rank Andrei Saprykin and consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev, tanker Boris Butoma, and salvage tug Fotiy Krylov on Jan 31 arrives in Manila, Philippines, PF press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov told Central Navy Portal. That visit will be the first call […]

  • 24 January 2012

      Pacific Fleet (PF) seventh task unit participating in anti-piracy campaign in the Gulf of Aden has successfully escorted first merchant convoy through safety corridor and on Jan 22 started to form the next one, PF spokesman Capt 1 rank Roman Martov told RIA Novosti. The seventh anti-piracy unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden has finished escorting of the sixth convoy and, having replenished water and fuel supplies from tanker Boris Butoma, laid a course for the Seychelles. PF mariners will call at the capital city […]