Contents tagged with naval exercises

  • Russia conducts aviation exercises over the Mediterranean Sea

    The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that it had held naval aviation exercises in the Mediterranean Sea for pilots of its Black Sea Fleet. The Ministry’s press service reported that Ka-27PL helicopter crews and the patrol boat Yaroslav Mudry participated in the exercises.

    “Pilots of the naval aircraft of the Black Sea Fleet in cooperation with the crew of the ship practiced take-offs and landings on the deck of the ship and also trained to search and track enemy submarines,” the statement …

  • Ukraine finishes testing new submarine detection system

    During the holding of the international Sea Breeze 2018 military exercise in Ukraine, the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Hydrodevices completed the factory tests of the new “Yatran” radio-sonar system which is designed to detect enemy submarines.

    This was announced by the press service of Ukroboronprom, the Ukrainian defense industry concern which includes the research institute.

    The Yatran system consists of sonar buoys with extremely sensitive sensors and a digital information …

  • American destroyer arrives at Ukrainian port of Odessa

    The U.S. missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) arrived at the port of Odessa on the morning on Sunday, July 8.At 10:30 am, it moored at the 16th berth of the port. This was reported by the publication Dumska.

    The ship will participate in the annual Sea Breeze naval exercises.A few months ago, the USS Porter carried out a military mission in the Mediterranean. Tomahawk cruise missiles were launched from the ship on Syrian infrastructure facilities.

    The missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) is 2 …

  • Russia carries out naval exercises in the Baltic Sea

    The Russian Federation Navy’s Baltic fleet comprising 24 warships and various support vessels has been deployed in the Baltic Sea as part of its military exercises in the Kaliningrad region, reported.

    Naval aviation conducted training in the same area, conducting bomb strikes on ground targets. The maneuvers took place in the Dobrovolsky military firing range, located on the border with Lithuania.

    Russia has been conducting military exercises in the Baltic Sea on a regular basis. …

  • Ukraine conducts naval drills in Black Sea

    On Tuesday December 5, the Ukrainian Naval Forces carried out tactical exercises in the Black Sea, involving 6 small armored artillery boats and 2 naval helicopters, the Defense Ministry’s website reports.

    Of the 6 small armored artillery boats which took part in the drills, 4 were constructed for the Navy this year.

    During the training, the ships formed a tactical group and worked on assignments related to the protection and defense of the coastal zone, ports, and communications.

    “Weapons …

  • Media: Iran and China will hold joint naval exercises

    Servicemen of the Chinese and Iranian Navies will hold joint exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, Mehr agency reports. It was reported that the destroyer Chang Chung, the supply vessel Chao Hu, the Jin Zhou rocket frigate and a helicopter will take part in the exercises that will be held on June 19.

    According to Mehr, the parties intend to demonstrate their military potential and share their experience.

    At present, the Chinese fleet is located in the Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas with the …