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Naval Brief NB. 08/17 April 25th 2017 by LeDahu

Opener As part of the Russian Defence Ministry Board in Moscow, Russian defence minister Shoigu said on 21 April that “the frigates will be the main combat ships of the Navy.” The Russian navy commander, Adm Vladimir Korolev, in an interview with “Krasnaya Zvezda” outlined the scale of the presence of the Russian fleet on the world’s oceans. The US Navy and others in West Pacific First, let’s just put

Tracking under-reported developments SITREP Updated

While we all struggle with the deep state, and very few governments openly express their opposition to the US crazies in the UN, things are working the way they should: The 5th East Forum of the EU and the EEU 5th East Forum of the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union in Berlin adopted a Memorandum  of creation an economic area ( a pathway) from Lisbon to Vladivostok and beyond.

Naval Brief 01- January 2017, by LeDahu

Russian navy – Syrian campaign Back in late December, the Russian MOD announced a drawdown (1) of the Russian military in Syria, including the naval presence. The “Admiral Kuznetsov” group, including the cruiser “Peter the Great”, have now left the Syrian shores, following a high level visit from General  Ayyoub Chief of General Staff of the Syrian Army, (2) where medals were awarded to Russian personnel for their participation in the

The Russian Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Naval Briefing November 9th, 2016 by LeDahu

Source: Extract from infographic – Offiziere.ch Source: Extract from infographic – Offiziere.ch Latest information is that the Russian fleet off the coast of Syria is going to carry out military strikes in the Aleppo region including seaborne missiles launches.  This is not surprising since the main elements of the Russian Navy force have at last converged off Cyprus & Syria. The Kuznetsov carrier has been on the receiving end of

Russia is sending the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleev to the Red Sea to shadow the USS Nimitz

I am continuing to track the movements of the Russian Navy ships not out of a sudden passion for naval warfare, but because I was taught many years ago already that surface fleet movements are the “body language” of big states (submarines are always covert).  In this case, looking at what the Russian navy does tells us a lot about what it thinks is, or might, be happening.  Today I

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