Contents tagged with Admiral Grigorovich

  • Russia increased number of warships in Mediterranean Sea

    The permanent fleet of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean has been increased to 15 ships. The group consists of the frigates Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen, landing ships Nikolay Filchenkov, Caesar Kunikov, and Azov, patrol ship Smetlivy, submarine Krasnodar, a tanker, anti-sabotage ships and support vessels. Before these additions, the group included ten ships, according to Interfax, citing the press service of the Black Sea Fleet.

    The addition of the ship Smetlivy was reported on …

  • Russia sends another frigate carrying cruise missiles to the Mediterranean

    The newest frigate of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Essen, entered the Mediterranean Sea and joined the Russian navy group off the Syrian coast, as stated by the representative of the Russian Navy,Vyacheslav Trukhachev, Interfax news agency reports.

    "Today, the newest frigate of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Essen, which has been on its inter-fleet voyage from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet passed the Strait of Gibraltar and arrived in the Mediterranean Sea. The warship has joined the …

  • Russia sends frigate with cruise missiles to Syrian coast

    The Russian Frigate Admiral Grigorovich was deployed in the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, where it will join the Russian naval group close to the Syrian coast, Reuters reported, with reference to Russian sources.

    According to the news agency’s information, it will join the fleet deployed near Syrian shores. The publication’s source did not provide more detailed information, although the source claims that he witnessed the ship leaving the dock in Sevastopol.

    This frigate was already in the …

  • Russian ships are preparing to strike Aleppo

    "Russia's newest frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, has replenished its supplies in the Syrian port of Tartus and is ready to carry out its tasks within the Russian navy group,” the Russian Interfax news agency reported, citing a source in military circles.

    “The Kalibr cruse missiles onboard the ship allow it to hit militants across the entire Syrian territory,” the source of the agency stated.

    The source said that after the visit to Tartus the preparations are underway onboard the ship: the …