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NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy on Sunday responded to reports of its plane, Il-38, making a crash landing in Russia, saying that the aircraft was in the country for ... "The aircraft is in Russia for Overhaul (OH) and Mid Life Upgradation (MLU). ... The aircraft was on initial test flight with all Russian crew.
According to CNA's Michael Kofman, "the idea is not entirely crazy, it is simply that there is little discernible need for a carrier in the Russian navy. I don't see any drive or desire to attain a new carrier in Russia. Russia has no practical need of a carrier, it is simply for symbolic purposes to project status. China Aircraft Carriers

On the Russian president's instruction, the first Main Naval Parade in Russia's modern history took place in 2017. From now on, it will be held annually along with the naval parades in the Northern, Black Sea and Pacific Fleets and the Caspian Flotilla. The guests of last year's parade saw the Pyotr ...
A contract has been signed for a modernisation of the Russian Navy's sole aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov , Russian news sources have reported. The project will cost between RUB55 billion and RUB62 billion (USD887 million and USD1 billion) and will involve more than 1,000 engineers ...
Three Borei-class submarines have already entered service with the Russian Navy. Russia laid down two submarines, the Prince Oleg and the Generalissimus Suvorov, in 2014, the Emperor Alexander III in 2015 and the Prince Pozharsky in 2016. Each such submarine carries 16 Bulava ... nuclear submarine
The Russian Navy signed the acceptance act for the Elbrus supply vessel of project 23120. A gala ceremony was held to hoist the Navy flag on the ship, the Severnaya verf shipyard said. nuclear submarine

Big plans for additional ships died with the Soviet collapse, but Russia inherited one large aircraft carrier at the end of the Cold War—that remains in service today. Although many of the problems that wracked the naval aviation projects of the Soviet Union remain today, the Russian navy nevertheless sports ... nuclear submarine
In the years ahead, Delta-class boomers of all variants will slowly be phased out and replaced by a new generation of SSBNs, the Project 955 Borei-class (“North Wind”) aka Dolgoruky-class, the future mainstay of Russia's sea-based nuclear triad. The Russian Navy will also operate an improved variant of ... nuclear submarine
Russia has a comparatively large fleet of special mission submarines. The Russian Navy has two enormous "motherships," based on the Delta III and Delta IV hulls, for ferrying deep diving midget submarines. It also has one Losharik, three Nelma, and three Kashalot-class submarines designed for ...
According to Borisov, the Russian Navy has also received in Murmansk, in the north of Russia, the logistics support vessel of Project 23120 Elbrus, built in the shipyards of the shipping company Severnaya Verf, in St. Petersburg, and awaits the delivery of another batch of Kalibr missiles. The Kalibr are ...
“Russia recently extended the lease it has on its naval facility at Tartus in Syria and the development of a facility in Somaliland could be seen as an attempt to build a blue-water navy. “Over the last decade, Russian naval activity has been increasing in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indian Oceans, and ...
In Murmansk in northwest Russia, the Navy accepted for service the Project 23120 logistics support ship Elbrus built at the Severnyaya Verf shipyard while another batch of seaborne Kalibr cruise missiles is ready for dispatch at the Novator experimental design bureau in Yekaterinburg, the deputy defense ...
In 2016, India and Russia were negotiating a possible sale of three Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile frigates to the Indian Navy and signed an inter-governmental agreement. The three ships, laid down in Kaliningrad in 2013 and originally destined for the Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet, were ...
As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian-flagged and Crimea-registered fishing vessel Nord operated by a crew of 10 was seized by the Ukrainian Border Guard Service in the Sea of Azov on March 25 on charges of infringements on the Ukrainian border crossing rules in relation to the occupied territory.
But when the attack occurred, that ship didn't fire — suggesting it may have been a distraction ploy. Instead, ships in the Red Sea fired a large portion of the missiles, while Syria and its ally Russia apparently failed to defend against them. Russian threats to counterattack ultimately did not lead to anything.
10.09am update: Russia has moved ships out of Syria ports and are re-grouping. Satellite images have emerged of Russian warships appearing to move away from key naval bases in Syria as the USA forces amass in nearby waters. Overhead Images show how at least 11 navy vessels, including the ...
MOSCOW, April 13. /TASS/. Russian warships and submarines are keeping an eye on US and NATO ships in the Eastern Mediterranean, a military diplomatic source said on Friday. "Warships and submarines of the Russian naval taskforce are keeping track at a close distance of US and NATO assault ...

But two, never overestimate Russian endeavors on the high seas. American sailors of Cold War vintage remember that—far from deprecating the Soviet foe—we tended to make him ten feet tall in our estimates of the naval balance. Today's Russia is not an economic superpower that can afford a fleet like ...
The Russian military says a navy helicopter has crashed during a night training flight, killing both pilots. The Russian Navy said the crash occurred while the Ka-29 of the Baltic Fleet was performing a training mission late on April 12. The Investigative Committee said on April 13 that the helicopter had been ...
Macau-based military expert Antony Wong Dong said military conflict between the US and Russia in Syria could “break out at any time” and the drill in the Taiwan Strait was meant to be a show of support to China's strategic partner Russia, diverting attention from the crisis in Syria after US President Donald ...
The Russian Navy has at least two Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates, which can launch cruise missiles, in the Mediterranean as well as submarines and support vessels, Reuters reports. There are also dozens of Russian warplanes stationed at the Hmeymim airbase in Syria. Russia also has an advanced ...
Russia's navy appears to have responded to President Donald Trump's warning that US missiles are headed to Syria after he accused the Syrian government of again conducting chemical warfare against its people. The Russian military has said it is tracking the movements of the US Navy, Reuters ...
BRITISH subs are to be moved to within firing range of Syria with a possible strike against the Assad regime coming as early as tomorrow night, according to reports. May has not reached a final decision on whether Britain would join any strikes by the United States and France in response to a suspected ...
Russia's navy left port in Syria out of concern for its safety after President Donald Trump threatened a strike against Syria. Russia says the US has been in contact with it, and a Russian report says the US will let it know ahead of time where it will strike to avoid Russian casualties. But the move of Russia's navy suggests that ...
Those same features would make the AK-130 one of the best naval guns with which to defend a ship from a drone swarm. Its rapid rate of fire and massive shell size would provide unparalleled lethality, and the extremely large magazine would ensure its ability to stay in the fight. It also means it excels at ...
The Russian Navy is reportedly scheduled to launch firing drills off the coast of Syria on Wednesday amid fears of an imminent U.S. airstrike against Syria following a suspected chemical attack. Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said the Russian military would shoot down U.S. missiles and target ...
In addition to the human cost, eleven Skyhawks—nearly a full squadron—were either consumed by or pitched over the side, as well as seven of the high-performance Phantom fighters and three huge RA-5Cs. Needless to say, the Forrestal was in no shape to continue combat operations after its near-death ...
The Navy Fears Russia and China's Growing Power (But Has a Plan To Dominate) ... While Moran stopped well short of citing specific Russian and Chinese weapons systems, he did say that each of these potential adversaries are increasing in size and fielding new high-tech weapons at an alarming rate.
The Donald Cook has been harassed by Russian fighters before. In April 2016, Russian Su-24 attack aircraft buzzed the destroyer in the Baltic Sea near the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. U.S. Navy officials condemned that incident as “unsafe and unprofessional,” and said that it could lead to ...
The Zumwalts' stealth qualities could be an asset. The destroyers' smooth, angular shapes help to minimize their radar signatures, potentially helping them to get closer to enemy forces than a non-stealthy ship could do. But to remain elusive, the Zumwalts must sail alone — the presence of a conventional ...
... as Russia used the lull in Western defense attention to occupy Crimea and aggressively support separatists in Ukraine and insert itself in the Syrian civil war, three chiefs of European navies agreed on Monday. “We were very optimistic in 1989,” Vice Adm. Andreas Krause, Inspector of the German Navy, ...
Every year, on July 29, the Russian Navy's ships, sailors, infantry, and aircraft come out in full force for parades in ports all across the country. Over 40 ships, including 18 of the "most advanced surface combatants," will take part in Russia's main naval parade in St. Petersburg this year. St. Petersburg is one ...
As the State Armament Program (SAP) 2011–2020 is coming to an end, Moscow has floated a new military program for the 2018–2027 period. Despite the sanctions, economic difficulties and the collapse of oil revenues, the Russian Navy has demonstrated that it can contribute to Russia's international ...
MOSCOW, February 27. /TASS/. February 28, 2018 will mark ten years since the Project 20380 lead ship Steregushchiy was accepted for service in the Russian Navy. Project 20380/20385 warships are a series of multi-purpose corvettes (guard ships) developed for the Russian Navy for coastal water ...
“Moscow's foreign policy has placed a premium on power projection, and much of that task has fallen to the Russian navy,” said Michael Petersen, director of the Naval War College's Russia Maritime Studies Institute. “This is particularly true in the Black Sea and eastern Mediterranean but is also the case in ...
However, Yantar had already part-built two frigates for the Russian Navy, which then backed away for lack of funds. New Delhi has obliged Moscow by buying them. The part-built frigates at Yantar are also stalled by a defence embargo that Ukraine imposed on Russia after the latter annexed the Crimea.
The Russian military has also used the conflict in Syria as a test bed for new capabilities, including submarine-launched cruise missile strikes. The commander of the Russian Navy recently boasted that its submarine fleet achieved 3,000 days at sea in 2016, matching its Cold War level of operations. When I ...
The sea has long been a contentious region for U.S. and Russian military forces, but tensions spiked after the Russian annexation of Crimea. Since then, there have been several skirmishes between Russian forces looking to assert their ownership of the region and U.S. forces asserting their right to ...
A fire that broke out on 16 February on Marshal Shaposhnikov , a destroyer attached to the Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet, was the latest in a series of fires that have afflicted Russian naval vessels while in port undergoing regular repairs. As reported by Russian news agency Sputnik, Marshal Shaposhnikov ...
The ships are operating are part of an unspecified regional “proactive” presence mission in the sea bordered by Russia, according to the Navy. ... 7 incident in Syria in which pro-Bashar al Assad forces and Russian contractors attempting to assault a rebel headquarters were killed by U.S. airstrikes.
The Admiral Gorshkov began its construction at Russia's Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg all the way back in 2006. At that time, it was the first ... In 2016, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed that the Russian Navy would commission six Project 22350 frigates by 2025. Before that, the Navy ...
The large amphibious assault ship Ivan Gren is scheduled for delivery to the Russian Navy by the end of spring, Head of the United Ship-Building ... The Project 11711 large amphibious assault lead ship Ivan Gren was developed by the Nevskoye Design Bureau in St. Petersburg in northwest Russia.
On January 30, the U.S Navy accepted the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) from DARPA, the Pentagon's premier technology-innovation agency. The Sea Hunter, as the first ship of the ACTUV program is called, is an unmanned ship primarily designed to track quiet ...
372. ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Over 100 missiles have been fired from the Russian warships since the beginning of Russia's anti-terror operation in Syria, ... The Navy commander added that the Syrian operation allowed the Russian navy to use the aircraft carrier and sea-based aircraft in combat.
Project 949A subs, built between 1985 and 1999, are primarily designed to attack U.S. carrier strike groups and coastal targets in the event of a conflict. They are the largest cruise missile subs currently in service in Russia. The Russian Navy is currently operating two Project 949A subs in its Northern Fleet ...
BEIRUT — Al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria downed a Russian fighter jet on Saturday and killed its pilot after he ejected from the plane and landed on the ground in the embattled ... Russia is a key ally of President Bashar Assad, and has been waging a military campaign on behalf of his forces since 2015.
The AK-130 naval gun is one of the most formidable artillery pieces afloat today. However, it had a long and troubled development period, mostly due to the stagnation of Soviet shipboard artillery research and its massive weight. However, once fielded it proved itself to be an extremely rapid weapon, ...
For years, the Canadian military's official position was that it interacted with "non-NATO forces," but rarely named Russia in particular. Now, the ... We had several Russian ships and submarines around us," he said. ... "Monitoring Russian naval activity is a routine function for NATO's Maritime Forces." ...
OTTAWA -- A senior naval commander is playing down an account from one of his sailors of a seemingly tense standoff between a Canadian warship and Russian vessels during a recent deployment. The encounter occurred while HMCS Charlottetown was deployed on a six-month operation between ...
Russia has sent ships to the subarctic waters of the Barents Sea to practice anti-missile combat on on their first artillery fire drill of the year. Russia's northernmost forces have operated a specialist command since 2014, geared specifically towards establishing a firmer foothold around the Arctic Ocean.


 

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