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China, Russia conducts Joint Sea-2021 Naval Exercise in the Sea of Japan

Joint Sea-2021, a joint naval exercise between China and Russia, has begun with a ceremony on October 14 in waters near Russia's Peter the Great Bay. The warships participating from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are Type 055 destroyer Nanchang,...

Russian Navy holds counter-piracy drills in the Gulf of Guinea

A task force of the Russian Northern Fleet deployed on an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Guinea in the eastern Atlantic Ocean practised releasing a fictitious pirate-seized vessel during drills, the Russian TASS Agency shared in accordance with...

Russian warships hold missile firings in the Sea of Japan

The Russian Pacific Fleet's Varyag missile cruiser and the Admiral Tributs large anti-submarine ship conducted anti-aircraft missile firings in the Sea of Japan on Monday, TASS agency reported. "The crews of the Russian Fleet’s Guards Order of Nakhimov Missile Cruiser...

Russian Navy commissions Project 636.3 submarine “Magadan”

The Russian Navy received the Project 636.3 Magadan diesel-electric submarine on Tuesday. The St. Andrews flag, the Russian navy's ensign, was raised on the submarine. "For many years, the Russian Navy has been steadily building up its forces and enhancing...

Russia’s newest Project 636.3 submarine Magadan will enter service next week

The Russian Navy will commission the Project 636.3 Magadan diesel-electric submarine on October 12, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. "Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, Commander of the Russian Navy, confirmed the date for the Project 636.3 Magadan diesel-electric submarine's commissioning....

Russia’s Belgorod submarine to complete state trials this year

The state trials of the Belgorod nuclear submarine, which will serve as a carrier for Poseidon underwater drones, as well as the Novosibirsk and Knyaz Oleg nuclear submarines, will be completed by the end of this year, according to...

Russia launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile from nuc-submarine for the first time

The Severodvinsk nuclear-powered submarine of the Russian Northern Fleet has successfully performed its first test launch of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile in the Barents Sea, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. "A second test launch of a hypersonic cruise missile...

Russia completes flight trials of surface-launched Tsirkon hypersonic missile

Russia has completed flight tests of its advanced Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile, with launches from a surface ship, namely the Admiral Gorshkov frigate, the Russian TASS agency reported. "The flight tests of the missile, which included launches from a coastal...

Kerch Shipyard launches 9th Karakurt-class corvette

According to the Crimean State Council's press office, the Kerch Shipyard in Crimea has launched Karakurt-class (Project 22800) latest missile corvette Askold, which is under construction on order from Russia's Defense Ministry for the Russian Navy. It is stated that...

Russian corvette returns to home after cruise missile firings in the Arctic

The Russian Baltic Fleet's missile corvette Sovetsk returned to its home naval base in Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad Region on Monday following successful cruise missile firings in the White Sea, according to the Fleet's press office. Corvette missile Sovetsk successfully...

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