Contents tagged with Baltic Sea Fleet

  • Russia deploys a battery of S-400 missile systems in Kaliningrad region

    The press service for the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that Russia deployed a battery of Triumph S-400 missile system in the Kaliningrad region.

    According to the Russian military, the systems will protect the airspace of the most western region of Russia and are part of the anti-aircraft missile regiment of the air defense of the Baltic Fleet.

    The S-400 arrived from the Astrakhan region, where they conducted test combat shooting.

    The Russian S-400 is designed to defend airspace and …

  • A group of Russian warships enters Mediterranean Sea

    A group of ships from the Russian Baltic Fleet consisting of the frigate Yaroslav Mudry and the tanker Lena entered the Mediterranean Sea, said Roman Martov, head of the information department of the Western Military District press service for the Baltic Fleet.

    Martov noted that the grpoup passed the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea. "While passing through the Atlantic, the crews improved their naval skills, conducted a series of  survival  skills exercises , and …

  • Russia to add another warship and S-400 air defense missile system to Baltic Sea Fleet

    In 2018, the Baltic Fleet will receive another anti-aircraft missile complex S-400 Triumph, as well as a new missile ship, modern jets and helicopters, Vice Admiral Alexander Nosatov, the Commander of the Baltic Fleet, told journalists on Friday.

    "In 2018, we will continue to upgrade the infrastructure facilities of the fleet. The Fleet's Missile unit will receive a small missile ship of new design, while the Air Defense unit will be equipped with one more S-400 air defense system. The Fleet's …

  • Russia’s Baltic Sea Commander: A significant strengthening of the Baltic Sea Fleet is underway

    The Baltic fleet is being actively replenished with new equipment and weapons, stated the commander of Russia’s Baltic fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Nosatov.

    “By the end of the year, we are also expecting the delivery of another new small missile ship.  The fleet will be also be supplemented by five new auxiliary vessels," said Nosatov in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper on the eve of the Baltic Navy Day on May 18.

    He said that, in 2017, the fleet has already …