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The flagship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, the cruiser Moskva, has set to sail for the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean to join other ships of the Russian Northern and Pacific Fleets in large-scale exercises. Then the squadron will head for the Suez Canal and further to the Indian Ocean with short stops at ports in Syria and Yemen
The Pyotr Veliky will take part in large-scale naval exercises. The combined exercises involving the Pacific, Northern and Baltic Fleets, as well as foreign ships, will take place in the Indian Ocean
Two Russian strategic bombers patrolled an area in the Pacific Ocean off the Aleutian Islands on Thursday. During a 15-hour flight the bombers were shadowed by fighters of the Canadian Air Force
Russia will help Vietnam to build its own submarine base. Vietnam intends to purchase six Russian submarines. Also, Russia will participate in building a Vietnamese repair dockyard that will provide repair and maintenance support to Russian ships as well and pledged support in creating and modernizing Vietnam’s Air Force
Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by anon72
I'll take the USN vs the Russian Navy any day of the week, anywhere, anytime.
They have a LONG WAY to go to even compare....... Sorry.
Originally posted by anon72
A smaller, smarter, better equiped and more motivated force can be pretty dangerous. And then add in any allies it has gotten together.