Naval

Russia’s Nuclear Powered Fleet: A New Element

By Dmitry BoltenkovThe northern Russian territories, including coastal waters of the Arctic Ocean, are rich in natural resources, first of all, in oil and gas, as well as coal and non-ferrous metals. Nature presented a unique traffic lane to Russia between the semi-spheres – the Northern Sea Route.In the 1930s, the Soviet Union began exploration…
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The Arctic. A “Shamrock” Bursts into Blossom

By Artur KovalivskyThe Arctic has become the subject of hot debate among politicians; 22% of all undiscovered world resources are located in this region. A growing number of countries are declaring their rights to possess these resources. Russia is also defending its interests, claiming that the Lomonosov Ridge and Mendeleyev Heights constitute a direct continuation…
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The Torpedo in the Russian Navy: History and Present

By Pavel Rumyantsev Torpedoes represent the main weapon of the majority of submarines, one of the most efficient attack instruments at sea during wartime. Clearly, the capabilities of torpedoes as the main weapon of submarines are one of the factors determining the efficiency of submarines as a weapons system. TRENDS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TORPEDOES…
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Russia & USA: Strategic Nuclear Forces. Naval Component

By Alexander Ermakov, independent military expert. Naval Component The naval component of a modern nuclear triad is represented with nuclear submarines, which are one of the most impressive engineering developments and, at the same time, the most invisible national defence components operating in the silence of the deep sea. TodayIn the USA, with the plainly obsolescent land and…
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Superiores… Facilius… Optimum!!!

By I.V. Kozhemyakin, Head of Defence R&D Agency of St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University  By V.Yu. Zanin, commercial representative, OCEANOS JSC Background In 2013 the State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg (SMTU) in cooperation with OCEANOS JSC worked on modernization of the diving breathing apparatus DA-21 as a proactive development. In late 2013 a…
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New “Admirals” of the Black Sea Fleet

By Pavel Rumyantsev. On 9 July 2016, the ‘Admiral Grigorovich’, the newest frigate under Project 11356 completed her passage from the Baltic Sea to Sevastopol and took her place at the moorage wall. For the first time since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the Black Sea Fleet of Russia received a new large battle ship. The…
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Caspian Tangle

Author Oleg Gerasimov. The disintegration of the Soviet Union did not contribute to the world’s stability, but rather brought a large number of contradictions in an enormous melting pot of potential conflicts, which were basically caused by the presence of non-regulated zones and the spheres of bilateral relations.   Today, mass media pay great attention…
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Strategic Nuclear Forces of Russia and the USA Today and Tomorrow

By Alexander Ermakov, independent military expertPart II. Naval ComponentThe naval component of a modern nuclear triad is represented with nuclear submarines, which are one of the most impressive engineering developments and, at the same time, the most invisible national defence components operating in the silence of the deep sea. First ExperimentsThe interest in installing nuclear weapon…
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Manipulator Systems for Autonomous Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

By Vladislav Yurievich Zanin, JSС “NPP PT “OCEANOS”, General Director Adviser.    By Igor Vladilenovich Kozhemyakin, Head of Defence Research and Developments Agency of FSBEI HPE State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg.  Fast-paced development of underwater robot systems for underwater hydrocarbon production and military applications resulted in forming of the type of autonomous unmanned…
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Icebreaker Ships are Cold Weapons

The new diesel-electric icebreaker of 21180 design “Ilya Muromets” ship's keel was laid in the dockage facilities of the “Admiralteiskie Verfi”. It has taken place at the building berth where the-first-in-the-world nuclear-powered icebreaker “Lenin” was laid in 1956.A HeroThis is the first icebreaker in Russia, where the steerable propellers of “Azipod” type are attached outside the hull by…
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