Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Russian Navy News

Russia launches new Alexandrite-class MCM ship Anatoly Shlemov

Anatoly Shlemov, the seventh mine countermeasures ship of Project 12700 (Alexandrite-class), was floated out at the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard in St. Petersburg on Friday (26 November). She is scheduled to start service with Russia's Pacific Fleet in 2022. "This is...

Russia begins the mass production of Tsirkon hypersonic missiles

According to a Russian TASS industry source, Russia's Military-Industrial Corporation Research and Industrial Association of Machine Building (MIC NPO Mashinostroyenia) in the Moscow Region town of Reutovo has begun serial manufacturing of Tsirkon hypersonic missiles for the country's Navy. "Serial...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships visit the Philippines

Five vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including two submarines, arrived in Manila on Nov 16 for a port call. The visit is for "routine replenishment & rest for the crew," according to the Philippine Navy. "The Russian Navy contingent...

Russian task group arrives Algeria for exercise

The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich, the patrol ship Dmitry Rogachev, and the rescue tugboat SB-742 from the Russian Navy's permanent task force in the Mediterranean Sea arrived in Algeria to participate in Joint naval maneuvers 2021 with ships from...

Russian task group completes counter-piracy ops in the Gulf of Guinea

The Russian Northern Fleet's naval task force finished its mission to provide security for ships in the Gulf of Guinea off the western African coast on November 1, according to the Fleet's press office. "The Northern Fleet’s task force comprised...

Russia’s latest Project 20380 corvette set to begin shipbuilder’s trials

Rezkiy, the fourth corvette of Project 20380 built for Russia's Pacific Fleet, arrived in Vladivostok on Friday for outfitting, anchoring, and shipbuilders' sea trials, Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Sergei Avakyants said. "The Rezkiy, which arrived in Vladivostok from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, was...

Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich heads to the Mediterranean Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's Project 11356 frigate Admiral Grigorovich passed the Bosphorus enroute to the Mediterranean Sea, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Black Sea Fleet and ship spotters based in the vicinity of the...

Russian destroyer intervenes pirate attack on a merchant ship in the Gulf of Guinea

The container ship rescued by Russian marines in the Gulf of Guinea on October 25 had a crew of 22, according to Captain 1st Rank Stanislav Varik, Commander of the Russian Northern Fleet's Naval Taskforce. The Panama-flagged container ship Lucia,...

Russian submarine test-fires Bulava ICBM from White Sea

The Russian Navy's ballistic missile submarine Knyaz Oleg successfully launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the White Sea to the Kura range in Kamchatka as part of state trials on Thursday, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. "Within...

Russia to arm icebreaking patrol ships with Kalibr missile

According to a report by the TASS news agency, the Ivan Papanin-class multirole icebreaking patrol ship being manufactured by Yugreftransflot can be armed with a Kalibr-K container-type cruise missile system. "The Ivan Papanin-class vessel can carry a mobile Kalibr-K missile...

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