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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    The solemn launching ceremony of hydrographic ship Viktor Faleyev was held on Nov 12 at Vostochnaya Verf shipyard (Vladivostok); the ship is meant for Pacific Fleet (PF), reports RIA Novosti. The new ship named after known PF scientist Viktor Faleyev was launched on 155-th anniversary of PF Hydrographic Service. The launching ceremony was attended by […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by Guard missile cruiser Varyag on Nov 12 has completed visit to Canadian port Vancouver and set a course for Vladivostok. The visit was held in Nov 8-12. According to Capt 1 rank Sergei Zhuga, “Canadians showed attention and hospitality. We were welcomed very warmly by Canadian servicemen […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Solemn launching ceremony of Pacific Fleet (PF) hydrographic ship Valery Faleyev will be held on Nov 12 in the Maly Uliss Bay, Vladivostok. The new ship is designed for oceanographic researches for Pacific Fleet, reports Russian defense ministry’s press service. The ship’s launching will coincide with 155th anniversary of PF Hydrographic Service. There will be […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) flagship Guard missile cruiser Varyag and tanker Irkut arrive at the port of Vancouver on Nov 7. According to Senior Protocol Officer James Webb, Royal Canadian Navy​’s Maritime Forces Pacific, destroyer HMCS Algonquin will meet the Russian ships 50 miles westward Vancouver port at 7 am (local time); rendezvous point coordinates […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Industry news

      Norway released Russian trawler Sapfir-2 arrested for violation of Norwegian fishery rules. The trawler has already resumed fishing activities, reports ITAR-TASS referring to the shipowner. The Russian ship belonging to six Arkhangelsk fishing farms was detained by Norwegian Coast Guard on Sept 28 near Spitsbergen Archipelago and towed to the port of Tromso. Russian […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities

      On Oct 3 Norwegian Coast Guard published photos showing Russian trawler Sapfir-2 dropped fish overboard; that was the ground for the ship’s arrest, reports Norwegian TV-2 channel. On Sept 28 Norwegian Coast Guard detained Russian trawler Sapfir-2 (registered in port Murmansk, operated by Arkhangelsk fishing company) in neutral waters off Spitsbergen archipelago, Barents Sea […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) warships and supply vessels returned to home bases after completion of the large-scale naval exercise held near Kamchatka. Large and small ASW ships have returned to permanent basing sites in Vladivostok port and Strelok Bay. Missile boats and small ASW ships were the first to moor in the Maly Uliss Bay. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) K-433 Svyatoi Georgy Pobedonosets did not suffer serious damages as a result of a ram carried out by fishing seiner Donets, told various officials to news agencies. For instance, Pacific Fleet (PF) Assistant Judge Roman Kolbanov told to RIA Novosti that the sub “does not need repair”. According to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task force headed by Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov and consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, large ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov, Admiral Tributs, and destroyer Bystry performs training tasks in the northern part of the Sea of Japan; the force is heading for Kamchatka in order to attend large-scale maneuvers of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task force consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, large ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov and Admiral Tributs, and destroyer Bystry took the sea to perform assigned combat training tasks, told PF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. Over 15 other PF ships based at south coast of Primorsky Krai will join […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Authorities

      Throughout this period, PF antisubmariners have participated in numerous important events. Only in the Indian Ocean ships of the brigade were on mission over 30 times. For instance, during Iran-Iraqi war of 1987-1990 in the Persian Gulf PF antisubmarine ships safely escorted 150 merchant ships through the action area. At the turn of the […]

  • 1 September 2011

      Specialists and ships dispatched to hunt a rapacious shark hitting people in Primorsky Krai are quite enough; no Pacific Fleet (PF) assets are involved. “Nine fishing vessels are engaged in shark-hunting off Primorsky Krai. Professional fishermen work on those ships. Ten motorboats operate in monitoring mode. They do not need any additional aid. Recently […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Industry news

      New sea-going ice-class tug was launched at Khabarovsk Shipyard on Aug 26. The solemn launching ceremony was attended by the shipyard’s directors, representatives of Khabarovsk Territory Government, Russian Navy, and Khabarovsk eparchy. Deputy minister of regional industry and transport Sergei Ivashkin congratulated the shipyard’s staff on behalf of Khabarovsk Territory Governor Vyacheslav Shport. “High […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) Guard missile cruiser Varyag prepares for a long-range cruise. The cruiser’s crew is going to pay informal visits to Japan, the US, and Canada. The main purpose of the visit is further naval cooperation with those countries, and demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag in the Pacific Ocean. The ocean cruise will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $2.9 billion contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

  • 10 December 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), its 13th Independence-class littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 18 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Bundestag — German federal parliament — has allocated around €6 billion for the procurement of four MKS 180 multipurpose combat ships for the German Navy.

  • 10 June 2020
    Vessels

    Today, the German Navy commissioned Nordrhein-Westfalen (F223), the second of four F125 Baden-Württemberg-class frigates.

  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On May 19, the Irish Coast Guard completed an evacuation of an ill sailor from a Norwegian frigate 109.6 nautical miles off the south coast of Ireland. An image shared by the coast guard shows that the warship in question is HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl (F314), a Fridtjof Nansen-class frigate commissioned into the Royal Norwegian Navy […]