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  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

      The courtesy visit of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Guard missile cruiser Varyag to Japanese port Maizuru is held in the atmosphere of kindness and hospitality, reported RIA Novosti citing PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. After termination of large-scale naval exercise off Kamchatka, PF task unit consisting of […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

     Russia’s Pacific Fleet recently held a cruise-missile drill which saw guided-missile cruisers, nuclear submarines and mobile coastal defense missile systems launch a total of seven cruise missiles at surface targets in the Sea of Okhotsk. Sava-class cruiser Varyag launched the P-1000 Vulkan anti-ship missile while Oscar-class submarine Tomsk launched the Granit anti-ship cruise missile. The exercise […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet welcomed a new fleet master chief at the Pacific Fleet headquarters in Pearl Harbor, April 30. Command Master Chief Marco Ramirez officially relieved Fleet Master Chief John Minyard in a small ceremony attended by Adm. Cecil D. Haney, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet. “This job has been one of the most […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Pacific Fleet announced the selection of Steelworker 1st Class Louis Salazar as the 2011 Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Navy Diver 1st Class Andrew Strause as the 2011 Shore SOY during a luncheon at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, March 30. Prior to announcing the winners of the competition, Adm. Cecil […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit comprising destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, and ocean-going rescue… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 5, 2012

  • 26 September 2017

    Admiral Scott Swift, the commander of the US Pacific Fleet, has publicly announced his request to retire after being informed that he will not be nominated to replace Adm. Harry Harris as the commander of U.S. Pacific Command. Although he has submitted his request to retire, Swift has not put forward a retirement date saying he […]

  • 21 January 2018

    Video footage of smoke billowing near two submarines at the Russian submarine base in Vladivostok emerged on Sunday, but the navy says it is all part of a damage control exercise. According to Russian news agency Interfax, the press service of the Russian Pacific Fleet has denied earlier Russian media reports of what seemed to […]

  • 18 May 2018

    US Navy Adm. John C. Aquilino became the new commander of the US Pacific Fleet relieving his predecessor, Adm. Scott Swift, during a May 17 change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. During his remarks, Swift reflected on his time in the navy and thanked the sailors and civilians at Pacific Fleet for […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Adm. Harry Harris, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 21 as part of a visit to the U.S. Navy Region Northwest.   Harris spoke with Sailors during an all-hands call in the hangar bay and emphasized the important work the crew has done to prepare for future operations. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    After a month-long deployment to the south-eastern Pacific, the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet group returned to the port city of Vladivostok. The group, consisting of the large anti-submarine vessel Admiral Vinogradov, tanker Ilim and sea tug MB-37, embarked on this mission on October 29. Launched from Primorsky, the vessels had the mission “to provide for naval […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Alexander Nevsky, Russian Navy’s nuclear ballistic missile submarine, arrived in the port of Vilyuchinsk, in the Kamchatka Peninsula on September 30, 2015. This second vessel of the fourth generation Borei class (Project 955A) was built by Sevmash shipyard in the northern city of Severodvinsk. Initially planned to be launched in 2009, the vessel encountered both budgetary and Bulava […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) Master Chief Marco Ramirez toured naval installations and tenant commands within Navy Region Northwest July 29 – Aug. 2. In his first visit to the Pacific Northwest while holding the top enlisted position in the Pacific Fleet, Ramirez toured Naval Station Everett (NSE), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), and Naval Base […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Divers from the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet set a navy record as they dove to a depth of 416 meters during underwater rescue exercises in the Sea of Japan. According to the Russian defense ministry, the dive was carried out with the help of the GVK-450 deep-water diving rescue system which was developed by the […]

  • 29 May 2015

    Adm. Scott H. Swift returned to his home state and relieved Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 27. Swift, who became the 35th commander since the Pacific Fleet, said: No one is selected for responsibility such as […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Pacific Fleet will start receiving new warships in 2014 for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fleet’s commanders said… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 24, 2013  

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet were announced today following a week of events where 10 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title. The 2012 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited naval installations within Navy Region Northwest and its tenant commands, May 2-3. Haney toured the bases, met with Sailors, spoke at the “Night Before” homecoming party for the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and conducted several all hands calls. During the all hands […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) were announced Feb. 27 following a week of events where 9 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title. The 2014 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Yeoman 1st Class […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Keel of corvette Gromky for Pacific Fleet (PF) was laid down at JSC Amur Shipyard which is the largest shipbuilding plant at the Russia’s..   ( rusnavy ) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 24, 2012; Image: rian  

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited South Korea Nov. 21-22, meeting with senior military and government leaders to reaffirm the U.S. Navy’s commitment to the alliance with the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the ongoing U.S. rebalance to the Pacific. During the two-day visit, Harris met with leaders from both […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Pacific Fleet announced the selection of the 2012 Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year during a ceremony held at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki, April 12. Competing amongst 10 petty officer first class finalists, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (FMF) Joseph Santos, from Saipan the largest island of the Commonwealth of the Northern […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Defence Minister Jason Kenney visited with the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Pacific Fleet in Esquimalt, B.C., today in his first official visit with the RCN since his appointment. During the visit, Minister Kenney met with senior RCN leaders, including Commodore Bob Auchterlonie, Commander of Canadian Fleet Pacific, and was provided with a tour of Her […]

  • 17 November 2011

    The commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet was presented with the Eagle on the World Award by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc. (JCCI) at its 27th Annual Dinner Gala at the Hilton’s Grand Ballroom in New York, Nov. 15. The award presented to Adm. Patrick M. Walsh symbolizes worldwide peace, […]

  • 21 November 2014

    The staff Sailors of the Year for fiscal year 2014 assigned to Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC), were recognized at an awards ceremony aboard the historic submarine base Lockwood Hall on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 6. Awardees are Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Beau Daniels, named the Bluejacket of the Year; Information […]

  • 17 April 2015

    US Navy’s Fleet Master Chief for the U.S. Pacific Fleet was relieved of his duties April 16. Fleet Master Chief (FLTCM) Marco A. Ramirez was relieved by commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Adm. Harry Harris Jr. due to lack of confidence. The action resulted from the initial findings of an investigation which determined that Ramirez had […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) rescue service and diesel submarine division held a submarine salvage exercise under command of PF Acting Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish in the Maly Uliss Bay. Crewmembers of a “damaged” submarine were supposed to escape the sub through torpedo tubes and reach life saving assets. Divers of PF rescue […]