Sunday, July 25, 2021

Putin Touts Navy’s New Hypersonic Nuclear Missiles

By Alex Nicholson (Bloomberg) President Vladimir Putin used a Navy Day parade to deliver his latest reminder of Russia’s military muscle, touting the nation’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at a ceremony in...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 2348

Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol

Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, weeks after a UK warship angered Moscow by...

July 25, 2021
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Putin Hits Out At Black Sea ‘Provocation’

By Henry Meyer and Jake Rudnitsky (Bloomberg) — President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of involvement in what he termed a “provocation” by a British destroyer in the Black Sea last...

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 3279

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters) Russia accused Britain on...

June 24, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
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Iran And Russia Start Joint Naval Drill

by Angus MacSwan (Reuters) – Iran and Russia on Tuesday embarked on joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean which will include thwarting a mock pirate attack on a merchant ship, Iranian...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1843

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Russia and U.S. Warships Clash in Row Over Waters in Sea of Japan

MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday one of its warships caught and chased off a U.S. destroyer operating illegally in its territorial waters in the Sea of...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 7185

Friday, January 10, 2020

Video: Russian Destroyer ‘Aggressively Approached’ U.S. Navy Ship in Arabian Sea – Fifth Fleet

A Russian Navy ship made an aggressive approach on a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, the Navy’s Fifth Fleet said in a statement. Russia...

January 10, 2020
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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Coast Guard: Russian Spy Ship Operating in ‘Unsafe Manner’ Off Southeastern United States

The U.S. Coast Guard is alerting mariners to the possible presence of a Russian surveillance ship that has been conducting unsafe operations off the southeastern coast of United States. According...

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 32

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag

Despite Putin’s Swagger, Russian Navy Struggles To Modernize

by Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin calls improving the Russian navy’s combat capabilities a priority. The unfinished husks of three guided-missile frigates that have languished for three years...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 79

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag

Russian Navy To Hold Drills Off Syria

by Tom Balmforth, Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – Russia will begin a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense announced, a move the Kremlin said was justified...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, June 15, 2018
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag

Russian Navy Put On High Alert

  by Anton Zverev (Reuters) – Sources close to the Russian military said on Thursday that Russian naval forces in the Black Sea had been put on heightened alert to discourage...

June 15, 2018
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Friday, May 4, 2018
Adm. James G Stavridis

How To Avoid A Naval Cold War In The High North

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the classic Cold War novel (and fine 1965 film) “The Bedford Incident,” a U.S. destroyer on a NATO mission tangles with a Soviet submarine in the frigid...

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 16

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag

Russian Warship Visits Manila As Duterte Tightens Ties With U.S. foes

by Manuel Mogato (Reuters) Russian navy vessels arrived in the Philippines on Thursday for joint exercises as part of a drive for new security ties under President Rodrigo Duterte’s revamped foreign...

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 68

Saturday, April 15, 2017
HMS Sutherland (F81)

Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warships Through Channel

  (TheGuardian) The HMS Sutherland will monitor Steregushchiy-class corvettes Soobrazitelny and Boiky as well as a Russian support tanker and ocean-going tug when they sail close to UK territorial waters...

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Russia Beefs Up Baltic Fleet Amid NATO Tensions

By Andrew Osborn and Simon Johnson MOSCOW/STOCKHOLM, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Russia is sharply upgrading the firepower of its Baltic Fleet by adding warships armed with long-range cruise missiles to...

October 26, 2016
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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Britain Watches as Russian Warships Sail Past Coast for Mediterranean

(Bloomberg) — U.K. warships are monitoring a Russian aircraft-carrier group sailing past Britain’s eastern coast to the Mediterranean Sea to supplement President Vladimir Putin’s forces in the region, as international...

October 20, 2016
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class “heavy missile cruiser”, but Western defense commentators re-invented...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 247

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Listen: Is The Age Of Aircraft Carriers Over?

The United States 10 times as many aircraft carriers as any other country. So why don’t more countries have more carriers? Maybe they aren’t such a great idea, anymore. By...

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 22

Sunday, May 17, 2015

1.19 Billion Euros – France Refuses Naval Carrier Delivery To Russia

By Darya Korsunskaya and Alexandar Vasovic (Reuters), Russia wants 1.163 billion euros ($1.32 billion) from France in compensation for cancelling a contract to deliver two Mistral helicopter carriers, a Russian...

May 17, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, November 28, 2014

Russian Warships Enter English Channel

A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday but a NATO official dismissed a Russian media report that they were there to conduct military exercises.

November 28, 2014
Total Views: 26