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Flight crews of Su-30SM multi-role fighter planes of the Black Sea Fleet of Russia have executed sea target bombings, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry reported. A small-sized ship was used as a target for naval aviators to fulfill the task of destroying the mock enemy.
"The results of direct hits are confirmed by telemetry and visually from unmanned aerial vehicles. To ensure the safety of combat exercises, more than 20 warships and auxiliary vessels, as well as aircraft of …
Ships and submarines from the Russian Black Sea Fleet in annexed Crimea set out to sea to work on planned military training exercises, Kryminform reports, citing Black Sea Fleet Spokesman Captain Vyacheslav Trukhachev.
“Over the course of a few days, the ship crews will conduct exercises as ship strike, anti-submarine and mine-sweeping tactical groups in collaboration with the shore-based missile and artillery units, naval aircraft and the anti-air defense fleet,” he announced.Trukhachev …
On Wednesday September 6, the military and supply vessels of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet went out to sea to work on ship group control tasks as part of planned command and staff exercises.
According to the press service of the Southern Military District of Russia’s Defense Ministry, during the first stage of the drills the soldiers practiced navigating ships behind mine-clearing equipment.
“At the fleet’s combat training facilities, they are operating the frigate ‘Admiral Grigorovich’, the …
According to Russia’s Interfax news agency, the Command of Russia’s Southern Military District has begun the combat readiness check of the Black Sea Fleet in the Crimea.
Coastal and naval units of the Black Sea Fleet were put into the high readiness state, Interfax reports citing the press service of the Southern Military District.
Anti-submarine ships and minesweepers sailed to the Black as part of the exercise. In addition, the coastal units of the fleet were put into combat state.
More than 1,700 recruits or about 65% of the total number of conscripts have already arrived for the spring draft-campaign to serve in the Black Sea Fleet of Russia, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Defense Ministry reports.
The Ministry also reported that the recruits from the military commissariats went through a medical examination and psychological and sociological testing in Sevastopol.
"The questionnaire showed that more than 95% of young people came to …
The frigate Admiral Makarov, built in the Baltic Yantar Shipyard and equipped with high-precision missile weapons will join Russia’s Black Sea Fleet as early as November this year, as reported by the Russian Defense Ministry.
"It is planned that the frigate Admiral Makarov of Project 11356 will make a transition to the Black Sea Fleet to a permanent location in November this year, after completion of all stages of testing and preparation of equipment for the inter-fleet transition from the …
The military ships of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet carried out exercises and drills at naval training facilities, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on May 14.
“The crew of the anti-submarine ship Muromets practiced searching for and monitoring a submarine. The diesel-electric submarine Stary Oskol acted as the hypothetical enemy, monitoring the anti-submarine vessel and performing a strike-avoiding maneuver. This newest submarine, acting as a rescue craft and supported by Epron rescue ship, …
In 2017, the Russian Black Sea fleet will receive another new frigate and two submarines, as stated by the Commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Admiral Alexander Vitko, TASS news agency reported.
"By the end of the current year, we are expecting the addition to the Black Sea Fleet of another “Admiral series" frigate and two more 636.3-Kolpino and Novgorod project submarines , “ said Vitko in Sevastopol at the celebration event of the 234 anniversary of the Black Sea Fleet.
Vitko noted that " …
The Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, awarded employees of the Marine Search and Rescue Service and the crew of the Ukrainian boat for their actions in an incident that occurred near the Crimean coast on April 24th, as reported on Friday by the press service of the department.
The report says that the seamen were awarded for "having repelled the unlawful actions of the Russian vessel in the Black Sea." Six people were awarded.
"Our sailors did not give up, they saved …
The project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine “Krasnodar” will be transferred from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet, where it is expected to arrive in June. This was announced by Vyacheslav Trukhachev, spokesperson for the Black Sea Fleet.
“The submarine Krasnodar, built for the Black Sea Fleet, is currently moving from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet. It is being accompanied by the tug boat Viktor Konetsky of the Baltic Fleet. Its arrival at the place where it will be stationed is …