Contents tagged with Russian Navy Day

  • Putin promises Russian Navy 26 new ships this year

    The Russian Navy will acquire 26 new ships in 2018, four of them equipped with Kalibr anti-air missile systems, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during his Navy Day address in Saint Petersburg on Sunday July 29, Interfax reports.

    “Overall, in 2018 the fleet is scheduled to acquire 26 new ships, boats and vessels, including four ships with Kalibr missile systems,” Putin said during his speech.

    According to the Russian president, since the start of the year, four ships – one anti- …

  • Russian military show off new weapons in the annexed Crimea

    On July 30th, on the occasion of the Russian Navy Day, the Russian military presented more than 20 units of caterpillar and wheeled military equipment, facilities, and weapons in the center of the annexed Sevastopol.

    As reported by Krym.Realii, the Bastion mobile coastal anti-ship missile system equipped with a Yakhont modernized self-directed missile, a mobile command and staff radio station, a floating wheeled armored personnel carrier, a S-300 Favorit anti-aircraft missile system designed …