Russian deep-water search and rescue vessel joins fleet

first_img View post tag: Bester-1 View post tag: Russian Navy The Russian Navy has put their newest deep-water search and rescue vehicle Bester-1 into the service of their Pacific Fleet.The vehicle completed state trials in November 2015 and is now waiting for the search and rescue ship Igor Belousov to arrive at the Pacific Fleet base in Vladivostok, Russia.Until it embarks on Igor Belousov, Bester-1 will be performing tasks onboard Alagez, a submarine search and rescue vehicle, and other vessels of the fleet.According to the Russian Navy, Bester-1 deep can be submerged to a depth of 700 meters and is fitted with newest automated control systems.The crew of the rescue ship Igor Belousov will make the transition to Vladivostok later this year after passing ashore and at-sea trials.[mappress mapid=”17655″] View post tag: Igor Belousov Authorities Russian deep-water search and rescue vessel joins fleet February 1, 2016 Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian deep-water search and rescue vessel joins fleet Share this articlelast_img read more

NATO ASW drill Dynamic Manta kicks off in Italy

first_img View post tag: Dynamic Manta NATO’s major Mediterranean Sea anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Manta is getting underway at the Italian port of Catania on Monday, March 5.The two-week drill will take place in the Ionian Sea and will be joined by navies from 10 allied countries.Dynamic Manta is an annual NATO exercise in the Mediterranean Sea aimed at providing complex and challenging scenarios for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare skills development.Last year’s edition of the exercise saw the participation of nine submarines, 10 surface ships and nine maritime patrol aircraft.Submarines so far confirmed to be taking part in Dynamic Manta 2018 include Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Windsor, Hellenic Navy submarine HS Matrozos, Turkish submarine TCG Preveze and Spanish Navy’s ESPS Mistral.According to a NATO infographic, the exercise will host ten nations, six submarines and nine surface ships for the evolutions. Authorities March 5, 2018 Share this article View post tag: NATO NATO ASW drill Dynamic Manta kicks off in Italy Back to overview,Home naval-today NATO ASW drill Dynamic Manta kicks off in Italy View post tag: ASWlast_img read more