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  • 16 July 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Yantar shipyard in Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad has launched construction of a new Project 11356 frigate for the Russian navy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 16, 2013; Image: Yantar  

  • 11 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Russian Navy will receive 36 warships in 2013, an unprecedented number in Russia’s history, Navy Deputy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 11, 2013  

  • 2 July 2012
    Industry news

    Unmanned ships will be developed by joint enterprise comprising United Shipbuilding Corporation and Tranzas company… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 2, 2012

  • 18 March 2013

    The Russian Navy will maintain 5-6 warships in the Mediterranean Sea as a task force to defend Russia’s interests in the area, Navy Commander Adm. Viktor Chirkov said… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 18, 2013

  • 24 April 2012

    JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center (Severodvinsk) plans to return Project 667BDRM nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Verkhoturye to Russian Navy in Nov 2012; the sub is presently passing overhaul. The yard is to complete all repair works on the hull, outboard systems, damage control system, equipment of steam-generating plant, and other shipboard devices. According to […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Vladimir Monomakh, the Russian Navy’s newest strategic nuclear submarine, arrived at its permanent base in Viluchinsk, Kamchatka, on September 26, the Russian Ministry of Defense informed. The submarine moored at a modern berth, created for submarines of new generations, after performing a transit from the Northern Fleet to the Pacific Fleet. Vladimir Monomakh is the third Borei-class […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Acceptance certificate of 3rd rank autonomous deep-sea submersible AS-39 Consul was signed on Sept 9 in the conference hall of Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard. Participants of the acceptance ceremony were developers from Malakhit design bureau, members of the state acceptance board headed by Vice Admiral Yury Kurganov, representatives of Russian Navy – Hero of Russia […]

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

    Performance trials of the two Project 21631 corvettes, Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol, were successfully completed at the Black Sea Fleet military naval base Novorossiysk, Russia. The ships were built at the Zelenodolsky shipyard named after A.M. Gorky within the implementation of the shipbuilding programme of the Russian Navy and the re-equipment plan of the Black […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russia should abstain from massive investments in major naval combatant projects in order to make sure political ambitions do not deplete its budgets and return the fleet to the decaying, post Cold War status, Norwegian Navy commander Daniel Thomassen wrote in an article for the November-edition of the Proceedings magazine. Quoting Soviet Navy Admiral Sergey Gorshkov who said […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Industry news

    Trials of upgraded antisubmarine helicopter Ka-27M started at Northern Fleet (NF), said Capt 1 Rank Vadim Serga, the fleet’s press secretary… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 17,2012; Image: mil

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

    On Oct 14, 2011 Russian naval ensign was hoisted on corvette Soobrazitelny moored at the quay of JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard. Project 20380 first serial corvette has been commissioned into Russian Navy. The solemn flag-hoisting ceremony was held right after signing of the corvette acceptance certificate. The meting associated with the first ensign hosting was […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Russian Navy’s newest submarine Novorossiysk has reached Sevastopol after undertaking a number of combat training missions in the Black Sea. This is the first time the submarine left its permanent base in Novorossiysk. The submarine will now conduct scheduled maintenance at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet, after a long cruise from the Northern Fleet. The vessel […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet cruiser is working on its skills by conducting combat training missions. The Navy’s Atlant class guided missile cruiser Moskva performed missile and gun firing at naval and aerial targets yesterday. Also involved in the drills were Su-24 and Be-12 aircraft, which dropped the targets, and Ka-27 helicopter crews which practiced taking off and […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Industry news

    Russia’s newest Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette, will be handed over to the Navy on May 16, St. Petersburg’s Severnaya Verf shipyard said on Monday… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 8, 2013

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy has begun forming a permanent task force to defend Russia’s interests in the Mediterranean Sea, reports Ria Novosti citing Russian navy commander. “The defense minister has ordered us to form a task force that will operate in the Mediterranean Sea on a permanent basis,” commander told reporters after a defense ministry meeting. “We have […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news

    This was a pretty eventful year for the Russian Navy, especially with respect to its fleet modernization efforts. The year was started and closed with commissioning of new submarines, Yuri Dolgorukiy, a Borei class and the Severodvinsk, Russian Navy’s first Project 885M Yasen-class attack sub, which was officially accepted yesterday. Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Several days after the Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a document approving the expansion of the Russian naval base in Tartus, Syria, Russian commercial ships have been observed sailing to and from Syria over the weekend and on Monday. To remind, a Russian Ministry of Defense document published on Friday said Russia signed an agreement with […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet put the second Project 23370M search and rescue boat into operation, Russia’s defense ministry announced November 6. Named SMK-2177, the boat is the second of three next-generation multifunctional search-and-rescue cutters the Russian Navy intends to put into service by 2018. The Russian Navy already operates 12 Project 2337o cutters which entered […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Industry news

    JSC Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard (St. Petersburg, Russia) will build 17 ships for Russian Navy and foreign clients by 2017… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 16, 2012

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s vessels, missile cruiser Moskva, guard ship Pytlivy and the rescue tug boat Shakhter, arrived in the port of Luanda, Angola, to strengthen international military cooperation between the two countries. The Commander of the Russian ship formation Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet Vice Admiral Valery Kulikov will pay official visits to the […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During recent missile and artillery exercises, the Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes Soobrazitelnyy and Steregushchiy, along with the missile vessel “P-257”, completed firing at surface and air targets. The drills were held in the Kaliningrad region and the targets simulated enemy combat ships and air attacks. The corvettes repelled attacks by small targets, conducted air defense tasks and organized communication between ships. Artillery systems […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Industry news

    Russian Navy is going to receive over a hundred new surface ships and submarines of different classes in the upcoming years, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin according to “I want to emphasize again that the development of strong and effective Navy is one of Russia’s key priorities. We will consistently develop underwater […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky took part in the session of defense ministry’s press club. Meeting with the press, he discussed current condition of Russian Navy and its development prospects till and after 2020. Speaking of implementation of the shipbuilding program, Vysotsky pointed out that Russia should turn away fr om large number of […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The crew of the Russian Navy’s frigate “Tatarstan” of the Caspian flotilla proceeded to the development of new aids to navigation established in the course of modernization and scheduled maintenance in the Astrakhan region shipyard.   At the Russian Defence Ministry reports, the ship entered a phase of modernization of arms, which is carried out in order […]

  • 5 November 2014

    The Russian Navy’s anti-submarine vessel Kerch caught on fire yesterday, November 4, in Sevastopol Navy Base. According to the Russian Navy, the ship was undergoing routine maintenance when the incident occurred. The Russian Ministry of Defence reported that the fire, which broke out in the aft part of the vessel, has been extinguished and that there were no […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Russian Navy’s second Mistral-class helicopter carrier Sevastopol has been floated out of Saint Nazaire shipyard’s dry dock in France. Sevastopol is one of two Mistral-class vessels ordered by the Russian Navy. A military diplomatic source, quoted by RIA Novosti, said that the Russian Defense Ministry has given the task of transferring the first Mistral-class vessel Vladivostok […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s large anti-submarine destroyer Severomorsk departed its home base today for training in the Barents Sea. Over the next several days the crew of the vessel will undertake a series of combat training exercises, internal ship drills and damage control in motion. The vessel will conduct artillery battle training against an imaginary enemy ship, series of firings against sea targets […]

  • 21 January 2015

    Russian Navy’s Vishnya-class intelligence ship, the Viktor Leonov SSV-175, arrived in Cuba yesterday, January 20. The visit occurred just prior to a bilateral meeting between the Obama Administration and the Havana government, as reported by CNBC. The vessel, which made two visits in February and March last year, moored to a pier in Havana where cruise ships normally dock. […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Russian Navy’s new ship Yury Ivanov was launched by Severnaya Verf in St. Petersburg two days ago, according to RIA Novosti. The ship is going to conduct sea trials and join the Northern Fleet. The Yury Ivanov is a combination of an intelligence ship / communications vessel / training ship. Main features of the […]