"Ivan Papanin" is not a classic icebreaker, and a warship, so the installation of weapons should not cause issues, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador at large of the MFA of Russia Nikolay Korchunov.
Earlier, the commander of the U.S. Navy in Europe and Africa Admiral James Foggo, speaking about the new Russian ice breaker "Ivan Papanin", noted that it can carry cruise missiles "Caliber" and stressed that this type of missile is not a defensive weapon.
The su-27 on-duty air defense forces of the southern military district had to raise in the air to intercept the aircraft over the neutral waters of the Black sea, according to the national defence control centre.
Air target approaching the state border, found the Russian means of control of the airspace.
Arrested on charges of transferring a Russian citizen classified information to the serviceman of the U.S. Navy Charles Briggs could face up to 64 years in prison, said Tuesday RIA Novosti Director of public relations of the Navy's North-East region of Beth Baker.
According to the RIA Novosti news post, in the case of recognition of guilt by the court Briggs in addition to the prison faces a demotion in rank and file to the rank of E-1 (he is now the chief specialist for information systems at the rank of E-7, which corresponds to the rank of chief petty officer), as well as fines and confiscation of property.
The American supervenes a new generation of "Gerald Ford" next problem — recently, the U.S. Navy announced the dismissal of the project by a number of senior professionals. The American media is associated with numerous shortcomings identified during the pilot operation of "floating airfield". The most expensive warship in history, worth nearly $ 13 billion is still not ready for service, although he entered the Navy in may 2017. Why "Gerald Ford" not so lucky — in the material RIA Novosti.
To develop the most powerful aircraft carrier began in the mid-1990s. Laid the ship in 2005. According to the plans of the Navy command, he had to change the first American nuclear aircraft carrier "enterprise", who had served since the early 1960s. Built almost ten years and launched in the fall of 2013. Displacement over 100 thousand tons, "Gerald Ford" — the world's largest surface combat ship.
International exercise Sea Breeze-2020 started in the Black sea, they will be in the new format because of the coronavirus, said on Monday the commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp.
Earlier, the General staff of Ukraine reported that the multinational exercises with the participation of the armed forces of Ukraine postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus.
American missile destroyer Porter ("porter") began its transition in the Black sea to participate in joint exercises with Ukraine Sea Breeze 2020, the press service of the Sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy.
"Missile destroyer USS Porter class "Arleigh Burke" began to move into the Black sea on 19 July 2020 to enhance regional stability at sea, participating in the 20's exercises Sea Breeze 2020, organized by the USA and Ukraine", - said in a statement.
The U.S. Navy can't provide information about a Russian citizen, that a soldier of Charles Briggs could pass secret information, and answers to other questions in the case, said on Saturday, RIA Novosti Director of public relations of the Navy's North-East region of Beth Baker.
"No. The only information available is that contained in the accusation," she said in response to a request from RIA Novosti.
Fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) U.S. Navy in San Diego was extinguished after four days, said Thursday the official representative of command of the U.S. Pacific fleet, rear Admiral Philip Sobek.
"Now, in the end, I can say that we put out the fire," said Sobek at a press conference that was broadcast on social networks for the U.S. forces.
The Venezuelan foreign Ministry urged to condemn the statements of the U.S. southern command about the excessive control of the Venezuelan waters and called provocation maneuvers of the missile destroyer "Pinckney" in their adjacent waters.
"The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela refers to the national and international community to condemn shameful statements by the southern command of the United States of America, which indicated that Venezuela was undergoing "excessive control" over their jurisdictional waters, while the warship USS Pinckney (DDG-91) was the tree in our contiguous zone at a distance of 16.1 nautical miles from the coast of Venezuela," - said in a statement the foreign Ministry Jorge Arreaza on Twitter.
In the skies over the Barents and Black seas on Tuesday was discovered by aircraft reconnaissance Norway and the USA, climbed to intercept Russian fighter jets, according to the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation.
"The fourteenth of July, the Russian means of control of air space over the Barents and Black seas has been detected aerial target flying in the direction of the state border of the Russian Federation", - stated in the message.
Fire suppression system on the landing ship of the U.S. Navy, which is the second day burning on naval base San Diego has been disconnected, told journalists on Monday, rear Admiral Philip Sobek.
"The system was not working, because the ship is in dock," he said.
Almost a day at the port of San Diego continues to fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD6), therefore residents are advised not to open the Windows.
"The South wind, ...very likely to spread the smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard in the North along interstate 15. If you are in the city and surrounding area, especially in the North, we recommend not to open today's window" - said in a message on Twitter local weather observations.
The division of firefighting and rescue service of San Diego (SDFD) tweeted live from the scene of a fire at the naval base USS Bonhomme Richard.
The footage can be seen the scale of the fire: because of the clubs grey smoke the ship itself is almost impossible to see.
Fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), which is located on naval base San Diego, may last a few days, the ship itself may burn to the water line, told CNN the head of the fire Department of the city Colin Stowell.
Earlier it was reported that the fire occurred at 8: 30 a.m. (18.30 GMT Sunday). The ship was on a maintenance crew was about a thousand people, and on Board at the time of fire was about 160 sailors. Command of the surface forces of the U.S. Navy reported that the fire injured 21 people - 17 sailors and four civilians.
On the American naval base in San Diego caught fire amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, said the command of the surface forces of the U.S. Navy.
It is reported that all injured 21 people, including 17 sailors and four civilians, the victims are receiving treatment at a local hospital with injuries that do not pose a threat to life.
More than six hours of continues fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at naval base San Diego, injured 21 people, according to the command of the surface forces of the U.S. Navy.
"Seventeen sailors and four civilians are treated at a local hospital with injuries that do not pose a threat to life," - said in message on Twitter.
In case of fire on amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at naval base USA in San Diego has injured several sailors reported the fire Department of the city.
It is also noted that the ship the explosion occurred.
A US resident pleaded guilty to illegal possession of secret information to national security Agency U.S. (NSA) and the kidnapping of a child, according to the U.S. Department of justice.
It is noted that 47-year-old Elizabeth Jo Shirley, a resident of West Virginia, pleaded guilty on two counts in the indictment: "the intentional storage of information on national defence" and "international child abduction by one parent".
The US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan", as well as accompanying ships conducted exercises in the South China sea, said the Pacific command of the U.S. armed forces.
Also, the exercise was attended by the strategic bomber Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.
The United States sent two carrier strike group led by the aircraft carrier "Ronald Reagan" and "Nimitz" into the South China sea, where currently conducting exercises of the naval forces of China, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Previously, China has announced plans to hold military exercises in the Paracel Islands in the South China sea from 1 to 5 July. Islands under the control of Beijing, are disputed territory between China, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Representatives of the U.S. Navy and its allies claim that Russia is deploying more submarines and for longer periods of time in areas of the Atlantic ocean, where they can pose a threat to NATO warships, and critical infrastructure of the United States, according to the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, citing representatives of the Alliance and military analysts.
According to the newspaper, at the end of last year, 10 Russian submarines from their bases near the Russian Arctic coast headed in a westerly direction towards the North Atlantic. According to representatives of NATO, which refers to the newspaper, this form of deployment that can be one of the largest exercises since the cold war, is not only a show of force the Russian Navy to protect its territory, but also to demonstrate their strength in the Atlantic.
The commander of the U.S. Navy in Europe and Africa Admiral James Foggo was worried because of the activity of Russian submarines in the Mediterranean sea. His words leads edition of Stars and Stripes.
He noted that the modern, quiet diesel submarines Russia equipped with attack missile complex "Caliber", which is capable of hitting "any capital of Europe or Africa." Foggo came to the conclusion that the reason for the extension of the American presence in Europe.
The US Navy aircraft conducted a reconnaissance of the coast of the Crimea, from the data of the monitoring of the resource PlaneRadar.
At 07:40 Moscow time anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon tail number 169328 rose from an air base in Sigonella on the island of Sicily. Boeing crossed the airspace of Bulgaria, and at 11:00 MSK was seen in the Black sea, where he began a reconnaissance operation near the Russian border.
The installation of the missiles "Caliber" the icebreaker is not defensive, but offensive step, said Thursday the commander of the U.S. Navy in Europe and Africa Admiral James Foggo
"Russia is aggressive in his approach to the Arctic. They recently presented a new ice breaker "Ivan Papanin", which can carry cruise missiles "Caliber". I already asked this question a few times and will ask again: who put missiles on the icebreakers? Some countries put defensive armament on their icebreakers, but "Caliber" has no defensive weapons," he said during the webinar.
Former White house adviser for national security John Bolton in his book criticized the American leader Donald trump for the failure of an attack on Iran because of possible victims.
On Tuesday, went on sale his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house."
A leading supplier of high-strength steel for submarines of the U.S. Navy for decades has supplied poor quality metal, because one of the employees of the company falsified the results of laboratory studies, told the associated Press, citing court documents.
It is reported that we are talking about based in Kansas city (Missouri) company Bradken. According to the U.S. Department of justice, in the framework of the agreement about deferred prosecution, the company paid $ 10.5 million.
The President of the United States Donald trump expressed his gratitude to the Iranian authorities for the release of veteran of the US Navy Michael white.
"It's great that Michael is home. Just arrived. Very exciting. Thanks To Iran. Don't wait until after the election in the United States to conclude a large transaction. I'm going to win. You will make the best deal now!" - trump wrote on Twitter.
Detained in Iran a veteran of the US Navy Michael white was released and flew from Iran to Switzerland where I will go to the U.S., according to the associated Press, citing U.S. officials.
It is reported that Michael white is heading home aboard the Swiss government plane. The US special envoy on Iran Brian hook went to Zurich with the doctor, there to meet with white and accompany him to the United States.
The General staff of the armed forces called aggressive US intelligence in the Mediterranean area contrary to the agreement with Russia on Syria.
"Increased the intensity of aerial reconnaissance in the Baltic, Black and Eastern Mediterranean seas," - said at a briefing head of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy.
China can catch up with the United States or even to bypass them in the capacity of VMS, if the current trends in this area will not change, writes the journal the National Interest with reference to the report of the congressional research service of the United States.
As notes the edition, the Navy of China is constantly modernizarea for 25 years, with the result that he is currently able to conduct large-scale operations not only in the coastal areas of China, but also in remote regions, including the Western Pacific and the Indian ocean.