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  • 2 October 2018
    Training & Education

    The Ukranian Navy has shared video footage of a Russian Su-27 fighter aircraft buzzing Ukrainian Gurza-M artillery boats during recent exercises. Apart from sharing the video on social media, the Ukrainian Navy did not provide specific info on when or where exactly the flyover took place. The navy only said the incident occurred during the Cossack Volition – […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy Command hosted the delegation led by Ambassador Thrasyvoulos Terry Stamatopoulos, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy. During the meeting with Acting Ukrainian Navy Vice Admiral Serhiy Eliseyev, the parties discussed ongoing cooperation with NATO, participation of the Ukrainian military naval personnel in the NATO-led operations, the Ocean Shield […]

  • 24 December 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaychanyi completed its fifth patrolling of the Gulf of Aden. During its fifth patrol near the Somali coast,Ka-27 PS helicopter pilots conducted air reconnaissance, executed practical gun exercises and many other drills and trainings. The frigate is currently docked at the port of Djibouti for logistics support and replenishment. [mappress] […]

  • 21 May 2014

    The evacuation operation of the Ukrainian Navy ships from the Crimea region resumes as more ships redeploy to other naval bases.   Yesterday, May 20th saw the departure of several ships and vessels under the agreed arrangements of the Joint Commission of the Representatives of the Ukrainian and Russian Defense Ministries.  The vessels that left […]

  • 13 September 2011

      Solemn events in remembrance of Russian warriors fallen in the Crimean War 1853-1856 were held in Sevastopol with participation of Black Sea Fleet’s and Ukrainian Navy’s servicemen. Memorial service was made at the Bratskoye Cemetery to those who died defending Sevastopol, Russia’s stronghold at the Black Sea. Honor guards of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Ukrainian Navy’s diesel electric submarine (SSK) Zaporizhzhia on March 20 took the sea after the 20-year long repair at Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) 13-th Ship Repair Plant; the sub entered Sevastopol harbor, and the crew began to train “routine activities at anchorage”, reported Ukrainian Navy Press Center. SSK Zaporizhzhia will start sea trials on […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Planning conference of Russian-Ukrainian naval exercise Fairway of Peace 2012 was closed in Sevastopol. The exercise will be oriented at a joint humanitarian operation. Working groups were headed by Ukrainian Navy Deputy Commander for combat training Capt 1 rank Denis Berezovsky and the Chief of Black Sea Fleet Combat Training Dept Capt 1 rank Igor […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Ukrainian Navy ships Pryluky and Fastiv have redeployed to Odesa from Sevastopol, according to the Ukrainian Defence Ministry.   As soon as the ships left Sevastopol and were under control of the Ukrainian military, they raised Ukrainian Navy flags. Generally, the redeployment was successful, the Ministry said adding that the ships are in a satisfactory […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Ukrainian Navy has received additional two Gurza-class small armored artillery boats, Ukraine’s defense ministry said on September 26. The boats arrived at the Port of Odessa and will now undergo a set of tests after which they will be commissioned into the Ukrainian Navy. After these two boats enter service, the Ukrainian Navy will have […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Crimea Cup 2011 is to be opened by yacht regatta for Ukrainian Navy Commander’s Prize to start in Sevastopol and be held along Crimean coast in the period of June 24 – July 4. The regatta is associated with 228th anniversary of Sevastopol. Ukrainian Navy delegates 6 yachts, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet – […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Navy named the last four of its overall six Gurza-M-class artillery boats in a ceremony at the Odessa Port on December 5. Named Vyshgorod, Kremenchug, Luben and Nikopol, the four boats carry names of Ukrainian cities. The first two units, commissioned December 2016, are named Akkerman (U174) and Berdiansk (U175). Up to 18 vessels […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Ukrainian Navy and Russian Black Sea Fleet (BSF) plan to conduct the Fairway of Peace 2011 joint humanitarian exercise, reported Ukrainian defense ministry. Delegations of Ukrainian Navy and Black Sea Fleet have already started preparations for the exercise in Sevastopol. At the planning conference, participants will determine the exercise scenario, terms and required assets. […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Slavutych U510, a command ship pertaining to the Ukrainian Navy, has completed exercises with commanders of sea force, ships and motor boats, and support ships.   The Navy Commander, Admiral Yurii Ylyin, said that these events help them to create common opinions and approaches. Cadets from the fourth year of P.S. Nakhimov Naval Academy also […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sea Breeze 2014 planning conference was held in Odesa, Ukraine. The event was attended by Deputy Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant General Volodymyr Khyzhy, Leader of the U.S. Delegation U.S. Navy Capt. 1st Rank John Mosher and Leader of the Ukrainian Working Group of the Ukrainian Navy Capt. 1st Rank […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Industry news

    Russia Sinks Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Ships The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today.   The information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval Base who were observing […]

  • 14 October 2011

      Official visit of Ukrainian Navy’s delegation headed by its commander Admiral Viktor Maksimov to Split, Croatia has been finished. Meeting with Croatian counterparts, Ukrainian naval servicemen discussed strengthening of friendly relations, mutual interaction, prospective lines of further cooperation including joint activities in the Black and the Mediterranean seas, and visit historical sites of Split. […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Through two and half months UAH 144,000 have been donated for construction of a corvette – new warship for Ukrainian Navy, reported Capt 1 rank Vadim Makhno at the press conference in Kiev. “We managed to gather UAH 144,000 donations in Sevastopol during two and half months…Ukrainian defense minister placed his month’s pay to […]

  • 20 March 2014

    This morning, Rear Admiral Serhiy Hayduk, Commander of the Ukrainian Navy, has been released. The Commander was captured yesterday when the Ukraine’s Navy Headquarters in Crimea was stormed, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a release.   The release was achieved by urgent actions taken by Olexander Turchynov, Acting President of Ukraine, and Ihor […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy’s fleet of ships and boats Pryluky, Kirovograd, Skadovsk, AK-1, and AK-2 completed a range of drills and training on May 11th.   Capt. Lt. Vitaliy Lejnyuk, Commander of Boats Division, said: “We’ve completed all the scheduled training and exercises: gun practice in different areas of sea, ship-damage control, and rescue actions for […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Ukrainian Navy ships in Sevastopol, Crimea continue being targeted by Russian troops and the so called “self-defense units”.   The new victim was Ukrainian minesweeper Cherkassy yesterday morning, which managed to fend off an attack from armed people in speed boats who tried to board and seize the ship, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Training & Education

      US Navy’s delegation has completed training of Ukrainian Navy units in damage control matters, reported Ukrainian defense ministry’s press service. The American delegation consisting of US Navy’s damage control instructors was accompanied by officers of Ukrainian Navy HQ. American instructors taught Ukrainian servicemen how to use US-made damage control equipment and inspected sites for […]

  • 6 January 2014

    The Ukrainian Navy ship, Hetman Sahaidachnyi, has returned to the port of Djibouti having completed its sixth patrolling and presence in the Ocean Shield operation. The ship ensured navigation security in the Gulf of Aden from October 12, 2013 through January 2, 2014. Hetman Sahaidachnyi spent 47 days patrolling the Gulf, investigated 10 suspicious ships […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Industry news

    Willard Marine has received an order from the Ukrainian Navy to supply two SEA FORCE 11-meter and two SEA FORCE 7-meter aluminum patrol boats.   The contract, which includes an option for a fifth vessel, has been issued by the U.S. Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) office, Willard Marine announced. President of Willard Marine, Ulrich […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

      Ukrainian shipbuilder PSC Kuznya on Rybalsky launched a new medium reconnaissance ship for the Ukrainian Navy on April 23. Video of the launch and images were shared by the Ukrainian defense ministry but no vessel specifics or delivery schedules were revealed. As pointed out by Ukrainian Military Portal, the new reconnaissance ship is based […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Puts Search Operation for MH370 on Standby The Malaysian authorities have indicated that based on investigation, the search operations for the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH 370 have entered a new phase and a strategy for further searches is being formulated.   Accordingly, search operations have been suspended and all Indian assets earmarked for […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Under achieved arrangements with Russia, the Ukrainian Navy has evacuated its third ship from Sevastopol, Crimea to Odesa, the ‘Balta’ degaussing ship, as informed by the country’s Defence Ministry. The ship was towed yesterday to her new deployment location.   The evacuation operation was successful and the crew ensured good operation of the ship’s mechanisms. […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Ihor Tenyukh said in an interview for Interfax that the Ukrainian Navy would remain stationed in Sevastopol, adding that there would not be a relocation of the headquarters of any sort.   “Right now the ships are located at the places of permanent deployment, but they are being blocked by […]

  • 28 October 2011

      Ukrainian Navy’s Military Council convened on Oct 25 to summarize Adequate Reaction 2011 exercise held in Sept 12-30 under general supervision of Ukrainian defense minister. Presiding the session, Ukrainian Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Maksimov said in opening address that the Adequate Reaction 2011 exercise “became a considerable step towards development of Ukrainian Navy”. “Chief […]

  • 16 December 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy Command hosted a debriefing on Ternopil corvette’s (U209) participation in NATO’s Active Endeavor anti-terrorist operation held in the Mediterranean. Admiral Yurii Ilyin, Commander of the Ukrainian Navy, remarked that the corvette’s crew and the inspection group had successfully completed all the tasks assigned. The discussion included sharing of experience related to national […]