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  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Before beginning of the new training year, Pacific Fleet (PF) Military Council convened to assess the fleet’s combat… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 3, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 22 November 2011
    Authorities

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Military Council convened in Sevastopol in order to summarize the fleet’s activities in the training year of 2011. The session was headed by BSF Commander Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov; BSF Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Alexander Troyan delivered the main report. In particular, he noted that the fleet’s ships had […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Extended session of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Military Council was held in Sevastopol. Officers summarized results… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 3, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed the Black Sea Aug. 26, after a series of engagements in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Here are five things to know about Vella Gulf’s time in the Black Sea:   1. This was Vella Gulf’s third time in the Black Sea. She first entered […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert summarized the session he chaired at the 9th Regional Seapower Symposium (RSS) for the Navy of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Countries at the Italian Naval War College, Oct. 18. Greenert was the chairman of the first session which focused on “Recent Operational Experiences and Their Influence […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Authorities

      Working on normative legal documents regulating stable functioning of Russian Black Sea Fleet​ (BSF) in Crimea, the parties have prepared two agreements, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov on Oct 19 summarizing negotiations with his Ukrainian counterpart Mikhail Yezhel. “We would like the work on documents related to Black Sea Fleet to go on […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Authorities

      Russian Navy’s delegation headed by Deputy Chief of Navy Main HQ Rear Admiral Leonid Sukhanov visited Oslo, Norway and attended consultations on the bilateral Incidents-at-Sea Agreement. The Agreement on Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas was signed between the Soviet Union and Norway in 1990. The parties summarized bilateral efforts on […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Final examination summarizing 2011 training year starts at Caspian Flotilla (CF) under supervision of CF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Vitaly Mikhailov. Special board will assess qualification level of personnel, condition of armament and combat equipment. Commanding officers will be tested for knowledge of their service duties and guidelines for contingency actions. Particular attention […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdiukov paid a visit to Black Sea Fleet (BSF). The minister held a meeting with BSF commanding staff, summarized results of the fleet’s activities in 2011 and determined priorities for near-term prospect, making a point of social problems of BSF servicemen. Defense minister also visited residential district in Sevastopol and […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Military Council convened to summarize winter training period. Appearing at the audience, BSF Commander Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev emphasized the fleet had completed winter training period with good results at hand. Such events as BLACKSEAFOR activation, Russian-Ukrainian exercise Fairway of Peace-2011, participation in international exercise Bold Monarch, field drills of marine […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Authorities

    Leaders of the tactical group of the Ocean Shield operation discussed the operation results aboard the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi in relation to the rotation term completion. The parties analyzed the interoperability and summarized the joint work during this counter-piracy operation. Commodore Henning Amundsen, commander of tactical group, stressed:  “Since the Ukrainian national contingent has […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

      Russia is ready to lease ground-based naval pilot training system NITKA from Ukraine, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov on Oct 19 summarizing negotiations with his Ukrainian counterpart Mikhail Yezhel. “Talking with Ukrainian defense minister Mikhail Yezhel, we discussed prospects for NITKA simulator. Russian party offered to lease it from Ukraine“, said Serdiukov. He […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sea phase of the BALTOPS-2011 joint naval exercise is finished in the Baltic Sea; Russia is represented by Baltic Fleet (BF) large landing ship Minsk under command of Capt 2 rank Alexander Morgen. The international maneuvers were held in four zones of the Baltic Sea; participants practiced interaction within task groups, conducted search-and-rescue and […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone, on March 15th, with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the situation in Ukraine, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. “Secretary Hagel and Minister Le Drian affirmed the solidarity of the NATO alliance and discussed the importance of the United States and […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Smetlivy and rescue ship Epron are completing preparations for Russian-Italian joint exercise IONIEX-2011, told BSF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev to Central Navy Portal. A planning conference took place on board Italian frigate Espero; participants specified the plan and operational matters of the coming exercise. Staying […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Warships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR headed by Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov on Aug 29 had finished Bulgarian phase of the exercise. Participating ships were Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, and Ukrainian minesweeper Cherkassy, reports ITAR-TASS. Summarizing results, the exercise director Capt 1 rank Yury Zemskoi […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Industry news

    Financing of repair, maintenance, and modernization works on Caspian Flotilla (CF) ships will be increased making about RUR 300 mln in 2012. That was discussed at the working conference of CF commanding staff with representatives of organizations providing repair and maintenance of CF ships. The conference took place in Astrakhan on Feb 25. During the […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Visit of Russian Navy’s carrier group led by aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov to Syrian port Tartus was carried out with the view to replenish supplies, said General of the Army Nikolai Makarov on Jan 18 at the briefing after NATO-Russia Council. “The question about Russian carrier group was asked many times today. I assure […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Baltic Fleet (BF) 1st rank training ship Perekop on Aug 27 moored at home quay in Kronshtadt after the 3-week cruise in the Baltic Sea. Two hundred cadets from 3 academies – Peter the Great Naval Corps, the Popov Radioelectronic Naval School, and the Ushakov Baltic Naval School – have had navigation practice on […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morenés at the Pentagon on September 6, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Hagel and Morenés spoke at length about the violence in Syria, Little said. The two leaders discussed Spain’s support of a joint statement issued at […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) welcomed the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RNSF) to in Norfolk, Virginia, April 7-9. The purpose of the visit was to demonstrate how one of the Navy’s Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs) operates. MARMC Production Manager, Derrick Mitchell, briefed the delegation on MARMC’s shop capabilities, as well as its organizational structure, processes […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      In 2012, Russian and Norwegian armed forces will significantly increase number and intensity of joint training activities, said Chief of Russian General Staff Gen Nikolai Makarov at the press conference on Oct 11. “We agreed to continue joint exercises between Northern Fleet and Norwegian Navy in the next year. In particular, crew-rescue activities over […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel yesterday called the commanding officer of the USS Barry to express his gratitude to sailors serving in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Hagel called Navy Cmdr. Thomas Dickinson to thank him and the crew of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, Little said in a […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Industry news

      India and Russia have settled all issues on modernization of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Gorshkov, said the Chairman of Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev on June 6 summarizing talks with his Indian counterpart – Shivshankar Menon, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India. “We talked over military cooperation issues, particularly on the Admiral […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s delegation headed by its Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky participated in 20th International Seapower Symposium held in Newport (USA), reports Govorit Moskva Radio referring to a spokesman for the Navy. The symposium was attended by 115 navy commanders and 22 coast guard chiefs from various countries. The participants discussed issues of maritime security. […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Russian defense ministry posted an order for 8 autonomous underwater vehicles Gavia on state procurement website; the submersibles are produced by Iceland company Hafmynd. The purchase will be held upon results of an open tender. Russian military is about to spend RUR 742.2 mln for underwater robots. All purchased submersibles are to serve in military […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Authorities

    Russia will insist on classification of UAVs and AD maritime platforms as conventional armaments, said on Nov 15 Russia’s ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin. “Undoubtedly, we will stand for entering of new weapon systems emerged in recent two decades such as unmanned aerial vehicles including attack ones used against Libya into the list of conventional […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met yesterday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy to discuss recent events in Egypt and the Middle East, as well as the defense relationship between the United States and Egypt.   In a statement summarizing the meeting, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said Hagel assured Fahmy […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Authorities

    The crew of the U.S Navy’s third Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the ship’s 35th commissioning ceremony on March 13 during a regularly-scheduled Western Pacific deployment. Capt. Eric Anduze, Carl Vinson’s executive officer, announced the cake cutting ceremony via a message on the ship’s general announcing system while summarizing 35 years of […]