Contents tagged with Krasnodar submarine

  • 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 …

  • US Navy Poseidon planes shadow Russian submarine in the Mediterranean

    In the past 24 hours, Russian Krasnodar submarine has been shadowed by three US anti-submarine P-8A Poseidon aircraft from an airbase in Spain, Russia’s Interfax news agency reports with a reference to web sites that are tracking the flights of military aircraft. According to Interfax, the aircraft, alternating each other, circled over the submarine and, at times, descended to a height of 600 meters.

    On Monday morning, one of them flew again to the Mediterranean and continued to follow the …

  • US Navy cruiser escorts Russian submarine to the Mediterranean Sea

    The Krasnodar cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy entered the Mediterranean Sea under escort of an American Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported.

    According to the news agency, the Russian submarine navigating above water passed Europa Point, located in the south of the Gibraltar peninsula under "close watch" of the American warship.

    Earlier, on May 5, the British warship Somerset shadowed the Russian Krasnodar submarine during its passage …