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  • 13 November 2014

    Australian Defence is monitoring Russian naval vessels that are currently transiting through international waters to the north of Australia. In accordance with international law, Defence have been monitoring the Russian vessels. Defence regularly undertakes maritime surveillance patrols in the approaches to Australia. The movement of these vessels is entirely consistent with provisions under international law […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Training & Education

      Russian shipbuilding and ship-repair facilities will be constructed on the Black Sea coast, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on January 18 at the conference on the development of Russia’s shipbuilding capability in the Black Sea region. As Dmitry Rogozin noticed, it’s important to immediately start the construction of facilities that would ensure proper […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s second Project 885M, Yasen-class submarine was launched on Friday, Russian media reported. The nuclear-powered submarine is being built at Sevmash shipyards in Severodvinsk, northern Russia. Designed by St. Petersburg-based Malakhit Central Design Bureau, Kazan is the first of a series of improved Yasen-class submarines. Kazan started construction in 2009. Russia intends to build seven […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy’s Borei class submarine Alexander Nevsky, of the Northern Fleet, successfully tested a SLBM Bulava ballistic missile in the Barents Sea. The Russian Department of Defence announced on Friday that the missile was launched from a submerged position toward the Kura test site on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, and arrived successfully at its destination. Bulava, a submarine-launched ballistic missile […]

  • 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  

  • 23 August 2011

      Commander of Russia’s Eastern Military District Konstantin Sidenko left for North Korea (DPRK) on Aug 22 to discuss development of military and naval cooperation with local military authorities, said a spokesman for Russian defense ministry. “The visit program includes meetings with North Korea’s military officials and consultations related to resumption and further development of […]

  • 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

  • 6 December 2018

    US Navy destroyer USS McCampbell carried out a freedom of operation in the Sea of Japan on December 5, in a move that is seen as a challenge to Russian territorial claims in the region. McCampbell sailed near the Peter the Great Bay which is claimed by Russia but not recognized as Russian territory by […]

  • 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  

  • 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 […]

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

    Russian Borey-class nuclear-powered submarine “Vladimir Monomakh” successfully tested a Bulava ballistic missile, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday.   The missile was launched from a submerged position from the White Sea to the Kura test site on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. RIA Novosti reports that ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said the launch is part of tests of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On January 9, 2020, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) had a close encounter with the Russian Navy’s intelligence ship Ivan Khurs. The US Navy described the approach as “aggressive”, saying that it increased the risk of collision. “Farragut sounded five short […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy is expected to receive six new warships and four repaired ones by the end of 2018, the country’s news agency Tass reported.  “Until the end of the year, sailors will get another four constructed and four repaired warships,” Sergei Shoigu, Minister of Defense, was cited by Tass as saying. He added that the […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Newest Russian strike and defensive weapon systems including supersonic cruise missiles will be mounted on all four Mistral-class amphibious assault ships built for Russian Navy in France and Russia, reports today ITAR-TASS referring to a source in Russian defense industry. “As is planned, first two French-made ships and other two heli-carriers built in Russia […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news

    A contract for delivery of a set consisting of five Borey class nuclear submarines has been signed on Friday by the Russia’s Defense Ministry and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), Alexei Kravchenko confirmed to RIA NOVOSTI on May 28. Reportedly, no further details are known about the contract signing, which was brought to a question in […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May 10. By order of the Russian commander of the navy, the ship was named Storm. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed, MRK 22800 project ships were designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. They have a displacement of 800 […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy will be establishing a permanent presence at its Syrian bases after a deal signed with Syria was ratified by the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly. According to Russian news outlet RIA, the bill – submitted earlier this month – was ratified on Tuesday. In addition to the naval bases, the agreement […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Russian warships have disrupted commercial shipping in the Lithuanian exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by ordering ships to alter their courses because of naval exercises, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence said. On October 10, Lithuanian Navy Control Centre recorded warships of the Russian Federation indicate six civilian ships in the Lithuanian EEZ to alter their route […]

  • 30 January 2018

    A Russian SU-27 fighter aircraft came within 5 feet of a US Navy EP-3 signals reconnaissance aircraft during an intercept over the Black Sea on January 29, the US state department said. The event took place in international airspace, US Naval Forces Europe confirmed adding that the Russian aircraft crossed directly in front of the […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Atlas Elektronik to Supply Sonar for Royal Thai Navy’s New Frigate ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH has been commissioned by the Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Ma- rine Engineering (DSME) with the supply and integration of a bow sonar (ASO) as well as a low- frequency active towed array sonar (ACTAS) for a new frigate of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Russian takeover of Crimea from Ukraine has NATO allies worried, the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday (April 1).   Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey told reporters traveling with him that one of Russia’s reasons for invading Crimea was to protect ethnic Russians living there. “These populations are intermingled,” Dempsey […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian government will continue to appropriate considerable funds for arms procurement, but foreign weapons won’t be purchased in series, reported Interfax referring to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, arms would be imported just “to understand what foreign armies are equipped with”. “We will buy foreign weapons, but in quite limited volumes, singular […]

  • 14 December 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft bill to the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly which would see Russia develop a fully functional naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus. The port is already in use by Russian warships which have been making port calls there since 1977. Under the new […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Industry news

    Russia started construction of a ship base for its Mistral-class ships on Tuesday, February 11, the RIA Novosti informs.   The Russian Mistral-class helicopter carriers, which are currently under construction in France, will be stationed in the new base, being built at an existing naval base in Vladivostok. Commander of the Russia’s Pacific Fleet, Rear […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu assured U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that Russian troops along the Russia-Ukraine border are there solely for exercise purposes and will not cross over into Ukrainian territory, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said yesterday (March 20).   At a Pentagon news conference, Kirby said Hagel had an […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, Russia on September 24. SMK-2176, as the lead boat in the class is named, is one 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 […]