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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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2014

    The Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachny with Ka-27 helicopter and special team on board has completed its deployment within the Ocean Shield and the EU Atalanta operations in the Gulf of Aden and now it is docked in Greece for replenishment, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said on Sunday.   Rear Admiral Andriy Tarasov, Commander of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachny entered yesterday the Ukrainian territorial waters and eventually docked at the port of Odesa.   “Today (March 5), Hetman Sahaydachny has entered the Ukrainian territorial waters having participated in Ocean Shield and Atalanta counter-piracy operations; now she is near Odesa port,” the Ukrainian Defence Ministry confirmed. Capt. 2nd Rank Andriy Magdalyuk, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Authorities

    Acting Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Ihor Tenyukh, said on Sunday that some Ukrainian military units would eventually be withdrawn from the Crimean peninsula.   The decision follows a new turn of escalation of situation in the region on the heels of the referendum in Crimea. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a release […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Authorities

    Chief of Radio Technical Troops of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Air Force (AF) Command, Col. Serhiy Vyshnevsky, denied claims that the Ukrainian AF had lost control over the Crimean air space.   According to him, the Ukrainian AF military units and formations deployed in Crimea are currently blocked and cannot provide full information. Meanwhile, it […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Authorities

      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. […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities

    Ukrainian anti-submarine corvette ‘Ternopil’, docked in Sevastopol, has sustained damages from combat grenades launched by the Russians troops sailing nearby in a boat, according to Leonid Polyakov, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine.   “Russian troops continue to make provocations against Ukrainian military units in Crimea. They threaten the Ukrainian military to storm their facilities […]

  • 4 March 2014

    The crew of the Ukrainian Navy warship Slavutych prevented a hijacking attempt by armed persons in Sevastopol, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a release today.   “Armed persons in a boat came to the ship but the crew repelled their attack. There was even an attempt to board the ship, capture her, including […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi completed patrolling of the Black Sea from the 14th to 21st of March, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense informed. The ship detected four military ships and two Mi-35 helicopters of Russian Black Sea Fleet, which made attempts to cross the naval frontier of Ukraine.   Regardless of the talks with the […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Authorities

    A Ukrainian military officer was killed on March 18th during assault on the 13th photogrammetric center in Simferopol by Russian troops that stormed the Crimea region in an attempt to formally annex the peninsula, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said.   The officer was killed by a direct hit to the heart, according to a […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Training & Education

    About 60 Ukrainian warships remain stationed in Crimea, while 13 were pulled out by Russian tugboats to neutral waters where Ukraine took command of them, according to the RIA Novosti.   Russian and Ukrainian armed forces earlier agreed on withdrawal of Ukrainian ships from Crimea. Among Ukrainian Navy ships that left Sevastopol earlier this month […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Authorities

      On May 19, Brussels hosted the Senior Level Meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Defense Reform led by Alexander Vershbow, Deputy Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.   The leader of the Ukrainian delegation Andriy Parubiy, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, spoke about the security policy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Authorities

    On December 10, the servicemen of the national contingent of the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi, led by Rear Admiral Andriy Tarasov flew on Ka-27 helicopter to the Spanish Frigate Alvaro de Bazan (F101) where they got acquainted with the new Commander of NATO’s Tactical Group of Ships, Rear Admiral Eugenio Dias del Rio. He thanked […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Improving maritime operations center processes which represent the essential decision-making capability of an exercise has been one of the main priorities of the Ukranian-hosted Black Sea drill Sea Breeze 2017. Ukrainians and their international partners are working deliberately to increase the combined efficiency of their MOC process and their ability to synchronize efforts at the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Sea Breeze 2012 Second Phase has been launched in Odesa involving Ukrainian, American, Turkish, and Georgian ships. During the exercise, the Navies of different countries work closely with coast and naval services. According to Ukrainian Captain First Rank Denis Berezovsky, militaries from 17 countries are improving their proficient skills and efficiently cooperating. He has […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Authorities

      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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaydachny, which arrived in Ukraine on March 5, will temporarily stay in the port of Odesa, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence informed.   The ship has completed four months of tasks within Ocean Shield and Operation Atalanta. Hetman Sahaydachny was escorted by the Turkish Navy ships through Bosphorus strait on […]