Russian Navy News

Russian submarine activity nowhere near the Cold War levels but new challenges lie ahead for NATO

Make no mistake about it, Russia’s submarine fleet is much smaller today than it was during the Soviet time. Furthermore, Soviet submarine patrols during the Cold War where averaging well over one hundred per year on a regular basis. Nowadays, Russian submarine patrols average at about ten per year. In 2012, US Office of Naval […]

Russian Navy News Syria

Admiral Kuznetsov’s deployment was not just for showmanship

Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kunzetsov is back home in the Murmansk region after taking part in the Syrian military campaign. According to Nikolai Evmenov, commander of the Russian Northern Fleet, in-all, 420 sorties were conducted, 117 of them at night. Genetically, Soviet designed Proekt 1143.5 was not intended for power projection ashore. Ability of […]