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Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
December 27, 2018
Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
For the second time in 2018, Russia has announced the beginning of sea trials of its ‘Poseidon’ underwater drone.
Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
December 06, 2018
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
The operation challenges what the United States sees as excessive Russian maritime claims.
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
Russia’s Navy to Take Delivery of Second <i>Admiral Gorshkov</i>-Class Stealth Frigate in 2019
October 02, 2018
Russia’s Navy to Take Delivery of Second Admiral Gorshkov-Class Stealth Frigate in 2019
The second Admiral Gorshkov-class stealth frigate is slated to be handed over to the Russian Navy in 2019.
Russia’s Navy to Take Delivery of Second Admiral Gorshkov-Class Stealth Frigate in 2019
Russia Launches New Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
September 24, 2018
Russia Launches New Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
The Russian Navy’s second Lada-class diesel electric attack submarine was launched in St. Petersburg on September 20.
Russia Launches New Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
August 01, 2018
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
The Russian Navy has commissioned its first Project 22350 guided missile frigate into service on July 28.
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
July 31, 2018
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
A senior Russian official also recently said that the focus of repairs to Russia’s aircraft carrier will be on its engines, propulsion system, and electronics.
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
Russia’s  First <i>Borei</i>-Class Ballistic Missile Sub to Undergo Repairs
July 26, 2018
Russia’s First Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub to Undergo Repairs
The first-of-class SSBN Yuri Dolgoruky is slated to undergo repairs at a Russian shipyard.
Russia’s First Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub to Undergo Repairs
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
July 21, 2018
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
Russia’s latest doomsday weapon is designed to create a radioactive Tsunami wave that would engulf entire coastal cities.
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
Russian Navy to Get New Stealth Frigate This Month
July 18, 2018
Russian Navy to Get New Stealth Frigate This Month
The Russian Navy is expected to receive the first-of-class Project 22350 frigate on July 28.
Russian Navy to Get New Stealth Frigate This Month
Russian Navy’s Stealth Frigate Program Faces More Delays
July 09, 2018
Russian Navy’s Stealth Frigate Program Faces More Delays
The expected delivery of the second Project 22350 frigate had to be pushed back by eight months.
Russian Navy’s Stealth Frigate Program Faces More Delays
Russia’s Pacific Fleet to Receive 2 Fast Attack Subs in 2020
July 03, 2018
Russia’s Pacific Fleet to Receive 2 Fast Attack Subs in 2020
Two new diesel-electric attack submarines are expected to be handed over to the Russian Pacific Fleet by November 2020.
Russia’s Pacific Fleet to Receive 2 Fast Attack Subs in 2020
Is Russia Working on a 5th-Generation Nuclear Sub With Hypersonic Missiles?
June 01, 2018
Is Russia Working on a 5th-Generation Nuclear Sub With Hypersonic Missiles?
A new class of nuclear-powered submarines armed with Zircon hypersonic missiles is expected to be built by 2027.
Is Russia Working on a 5th-Generation Nuclear Sub With Hypersonic Missiles?
Russia's  <i>Borei</i>-Class Test Fires 4 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles
May 23, 2018
Russia's Borei-Class Test Fires 4 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles
This marks the first time that a Borei-class boomer launched four Bulava ballistic missiles in rapid sucession.
Russia's Borei-Class Test Fires 4 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles
Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier to Be Fitted With Advanced New Air Defense System
May 03, 2018
Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier to Be Fitted With Advanced New Air Defense System
The Russian Navy’s flagship will get a new advanced short to medium range surface-to-air air defense system.
Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier to Be Fitted With Advanced New Air Defense System
Russian Navy Receives Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub
April 20, 2018
Russian Navy Receives Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub
A retrofitted Soviet-era ballistic missile sub was delivered to the Russian Navy this month.
Russian Navy Receives Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub
Modernization of Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier Still Facing Delays
April 02, 2018
Modernization of Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier Still Facing Delays
A contract for the retrofitting and upgrading of the carrier is expected to be concluded by the end of the month.
Modernization of Russia’s Sole Aircraft Carrier Still Facing Delays
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