Contents tagged with submarines

  • Russian submarines were spotted near the borders of Latvia

    The National Armed Forces of Latvia reported that two Russian Navy submarines were spotted in the republic’s economic zone about 10 km from the state border.

    "On April 16, two Russian Kilo-class submarines were discovered at a distance of 5.5 nautical miles from the Latvian border in its exclusive economic zone," the National Armed Forces of Latvia reported via Twitter.

    In addition, at the distance of 20 nautical miles from the territorial waters a Kashtan-class submarine support vessel was …

  • Russia will transfer three submarines armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to the Black Sea

    In 2017, the Russian military will relocate three Varshavyanka -class submarines, armed with Kalibr cruise missiles, from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, Interfax reports.

    "By the end of the year, we plan to complete the tests and transfer from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet three other submarines of the same type: the Krasnodar, the Kolpino and the Velikiy Novgorod," the Black Sea Fleet information department reported.

    According to the department, the first three Varshavyanka-class …