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Russia to reinforce Crimea fleet: minister

Russia to reinforce Crimea fleet: minister

Russia plans to reinforce its Black Sea Fleet based in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine in March, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. “This year, the Black Sea fleet will receive (new) submarines and new-generation ships,” Shoigu said […]


Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country’s interests and borders in the region, President Vladimir Putin said […]


Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russian and Pakistani naval representatives have discussed the possibility of joint exercises, which could be held as early as this week, a Russian military spokesman told RIA Novosti Monday. A detachment of Russia’s Pacific Fleet called at the port of […]


Komodo 2014 Naval Exercises Prove Beneficial for Russia

Komodo 2014 Naval Exercises Prove Beneficial for Russia

The 2014 Komodo multilateral naval exercises of 17 countries that are drawing to a close in Indonesian waters have been very useful to Russia, Mikhail Galuzin, the country’s envoy to Indonesia told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The exercise not only […]


Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

The combat dolphin program in the Crimean city of Sevastopol will be preserved and redirected towards the interests of the Russian Navy, an employee at the facility where the dolphins are trained told RIA Novosti. The program, dating to the […]


Russian Navy Unveils New Class of Submarines

Russian Navy Unveils New Class of Submarines

A prospective series of Russia’s new fifth-generation conventional submarine equipped with an advanced air-independent propulsion system will be designated the Kalina-class, the commander of the country’s navy said Wednesday. “Russia is currently designing a fifth-generation conventional submarine, dubbed Project Kalina, […]


France May Scrap Russian Warship Deal over Ukraine Crisis

France May Scrap Russian Warship Deal over Ukraine Crisis

Paris will consider canceling a 1.4-billion-euro deal to deliver two Mistral-class warships to the Russian Navy if Moscow provokes further escalation in Ukraine, the French foreign minister has said. In the interview with France’s TF1, Laurent Fabius denied the legitimacy […]


Russia Floats Out New Frigate for Black Sea Fleet

Russia Floats Out New Frigate for Black Sea Fleet

The Yantar shipyard in Russia’s Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad on Friday floated out the first in a series of six Project 11356 frigates being built for the Black Sea Fleet, the company said. The Admiral Grigorovich was laid down in […]


Russia to Overhaul Fleet of Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia to Overhaul Fleet of Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia’s fleet of amphibious assault ships requires extensive modernization because their service life has been largely overextended, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday. “The Russian navy currently has 19 ships of this type. They have been in service, on average, […]


 
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