News of the fleet
The coastal base for nuclear underwater robots "Poseidon" will be ready in the summer of 2022. By this time, the construction of the infrastructure for the maintenance and storage of this new strategic deterrent weapon will be completed. Tests of its first carrier are already nearing completion. Early creation of the base will allow to extend the service life of this equipment, experts say.
The command of the British Navy on January 8 announced the acceptance of a new coastal patrol ship OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessels) P234 "Spey" of the River-2 class, which took place at the naval base in Portsmouth.
French shipbuilders are actively developing advanced technologies. On January 13, the press service of the company Naval Group announced the completion of testing of the first propeller made on a 3D printer.
More than 15 crews of surface ships under construction in the interests of the Russian Navy will be trained at the Joint Training Center of the Navy in 2021. This was announced by the commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
Two nuclear submarines (APL) of Project 955A ("Borey-A"), the contract for the construction of which was signed with the Russian Defense Ministry in July 2020, will be named "Dmitry Donskoy" and "Prince Potemkin", said the magazine "Plant" General Director of "Sevmash" Mikhail Budnichenko.
The frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" passed through the Strait of Gibraltar to the Mediterranean Sea, the press service of the Northern Fleet reported.
Repair and modernization of the multi-purpose nuclear submarine of the Pacific Fleet K-925 "Samara" will be completed in 2023, writes TASS with reference to a source in the military-industrial complex. After that, the boat will be released to the test - including the new missile complex "Kalibr-PL".
Two new strategic submarines of the Borey-A project were ordered for the Russian Navy. These boats will be the ninth and tenth ships of Project 955.
During Zelensky's visit to Ankara, the countries agreed to supply four Turkish corvettes. But there is already an agreement with the Ukrainian enterprise on the construction of just this type of ships. The author began to understand where the duplication came from. As a result, a form of managerial chaos was revealed with a lack of understanding of the situation in the Ukrainian Navy by their own leadership.
In 2022, the US Navy will arm at least one of its ships with RGM-184 anti-ship missiles, otherwise known as Naval Strike Missile (NSM), reports The Drive.
In Kamchatka, due to severe frosts that have been holding for a week, the ice at the base of nuclear submarines of the Pacific Fleet froze. Icebreakers came to the rescue, according to the information support department of the press service of the Eastern Military District of the Pacific Fleet.
In the near future, the German Navy will accept new K130 corvettes of the Braunschweig type. The Bundeswehr already operates five ships of this project, which became part of the Navy in the period from 2008 to 2013. The construction of five more corvettes of this model indicates the recognition of its suitability, proven in numerous combat services.
Special forces of the Greek Navy defiantly landed on the Russian cargo ship "Adler" in the Mediterranean Sea. This was reported by the Greek media.
Iran has commissioned the largest warship in its history, the Makran helicopter carrier. Manned rotorcraft and drones can be based on its board.
Why does the Pacific Fleet strengthen the Arctic grouping?]
Increasing the role of combat aviation in the Arctic, the United States has strengthened the 3rd air wing in Alaska with multi-purpose fighters of the fifth generation F-22 "Raptor"("Predator"). In response to this, Russian MiG-31BM interceptors (according to the NATO classification – Foxhound, "Foxhound") of the naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet before the New 2021 year took up combat duty for air defense at the Anadyr airfield. As they say, closer to the borders of the United States. How can the events develop further?
New classes of underwater drones and robots are appearing in the world
The beginning of the XXI century was marked by a qualitative leap in the development of the military-technical sphere and methods of conducting armed conflicts. The analysis shows that in military affairs there was in fact another revolution, one of the features of which was the active use of unmanned vehicles for various purposes by the warring parties.
The crew of the new patrol ship (PC) "Pavel Derzhavin" for the first time conducted an exercise on setting minefields in the Black Sea, the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) said on Tuesday.
The Arctic patrol ship of the project 23550 "Ermak", under construction at the Vyborg Shipyard in the Leningrad region, will be equipped with a control system with the navigation complex" Bering", which will make it partially unmanned, the company"Kronstadt Technologies" reported on Tuesday.
Business Insider: "Zircon" is a threat to US aircraft carriers]
American aircraft carriers still rule the seas, but Russia and China plan to change that. The development of hypersonic weapons technologies makes aircraft carriers vulnerable, but, according to the expert, it is still too early to write them off.
Nuclear cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" after modernization will become the flagship of the Russian Navy-the head of "Sevmash"
The Admiral Nakhimov heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARK) will become the flagship of the Russian Navy after the modernization is completed, said Mikhail Budnichenko, General Director of Sevmash.