The solemn handover of the first modernized Il-38H anti-submarine aircraft to the Russian Navy has taken place in Zhukovsky near Moscow.
A group of Indian warships have arrived in Russia’s Pacific port of Vladivostok to participate in the planned INDRA-2014 joint naval exercises.
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Russia’s training ship, the Smolny, arrived on Monday at the port of Saint-Nazaire, northwest France, bringing 400 sailors for the training on the Mistral helicopter carrier.
The number of vessels of the Russian Black Sea fleet will be increased, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov told reporters on Friday.
Russia's Navy is to be supplied with more than 50 new vessels before the year end, Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Viktor Chirkov said on Saturday.
Russia has deployed a grouping of 24 Baltic Fleet warships and vessels for military drills in the westernmost Kaliningrad Region, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office said on Wednesday.
American Congressmen have submitted an official letter to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, requesting for him to buy or rent the Mistral amphibious assault ships, which are being built for Russia, Reuters says.
The fourth multirole nuclear submarine of the upgraded Project 885M (code name: Yasen) will be laid down at the Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk) on July 19, a source in the shipbuilding industry told Interfax-AVN on Thursday. "This will already be the fourth consecutive nuclear submarine codenamed Yasen and the third consecutive upgraded ship of Project 885M to be laid down at Sevmash. It will be laid down along with the fifth Borei, Knyaz Oleg," the source said.
The nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Knyaz Oleg, the fifth to be built under Project 955A Borei, designed by Rubin Central Design Bureau, will be laid down at the Sevmash Shipyard on July 19, a source in the shipbuilding industry told Interfax-AVN on Thursday. "The fifth Borei will be called Knyaz Oleg. It will be laid down at the Sevmash on July 19," the source said.
Celebrations dedicated to the 311st anniversary of the foundation of the Baltic Fleet are under way in its main base - the city of Baltiysk.
A Pacific Fleet unit departed from Vladivostok for Shanghai on Wednesday. It will take part in the Naval Interaction 2014 exercises with the Navy of the China People's Liberation Army.
From now on, the Russian warships on a mission in the Mediterranean will undergo scheduled maintenance at the Ship Repair Yard 13 of the Black Sea Fleet, a spokesman for the Russian Navy told Interfax-AVN on Monday. "The first Russian warship to have arrived at the Black Sea Fleet's base in Sevastopol is the large anti-submarine warfare ship Admiral Levchenko of the Russian Northern Fleet.
The Black Sea Fleet is a sub-unit of the Russian Navy operating in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea since the 18th century. One of the most important bases is in Crimea's Sevastopol.
Submarines and next-generation surface ships will add to the Russian Black Sea Fleet this year, Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.
Russia's two newest missile corvettes, the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Uglich, have successfully undergone navy sea trials and will be assigned to the Caspian flotilla by July, a spokesman for the Southern Military District said Wednesday.
Two Russian navy ships, together with forces from Nicaragua and Honduras, have taken part in anti-narcotics naval exercises in the Caribbean, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet said Tuesday, RIA Novosti reports.
The third and final conference to plan Russian-Chinese naval maneuvers, Naval Interaction 2014, began in Shanghai in Monday, the Russian Navy's spokesman told Interfax-AVN. Russian and Chinese naval officials will spend three days doing reconnaissance in the training area, detailing the plan of operations for the naval task forces and negotiating a cultural and sport program, he said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the country's government and Defense Ministry to draft a development program for the Russian Black Sea Fleet before June 1, 2014, Itar-Tass reports.
Russia has hauled back to Ukraine 13 out of 70 warships and support vessels of the country's navy that were stationed in Crimea, a local official told RIA Novosti Monday. The Ukrainian ships are being withdrawn from Crimea under agreements between the Russian and Ukrainian militaries.