Today at the main bases of the Navy of Russia will host the parade this year for the holiday events attract a record number of 250 ships, 100 more than in the past. The festival events on the bases will take part about 15 thousand soldiers, will involve about 80 aircraft and helicopters and more than 100 units of ground equipment.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the parade in St. Petersburg. In may he ordered the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to begin preparations for the traditional parade on the main bases of the Navy of Russia.
Nuclear propulsion, hypersonic weapons, advanced missile and torpedo weapons — which have no analogues in the world of heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" in 2022 will give the Navy after extensive modernization. In fact, the Northern fleet will get a new vehicle with much greater capabilities than its predecessors. About the features and combat capabilities of "Nakhimov" — in the material RIA Novosti.
Heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" is now in dry dock, Sevmash in Severodvinsk. The cruiser was on repair in 1999, having served in the Navy for about fifteen years.
The flag-raising ceremony at the new small hydrographic ship of the Northern fleet "Nikolay Skosyrev" will be held in one of the last days of June, said on Saturday the press service of SF.
"The hydrography flag of the Russian Navy will be raised on a small hydrographic vessel "Nikolay Skosyrev" in one of the last days of June. The ship's crew and the leadership of the hydrographic service initiated the preparation of the ceremony on behalf of the commander of the fleet Vice-Admiral Alexander Moiseyev", - stated in the message.
The decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin about the Northern fleet legally enshrines the existing several years the administrative division of the Russian army, said on Saturday, RIA Novosti former commander of the Northern fleet (1999-2001), Admiral Vyacheslav Popov.
Earlier Putin signed a decree according to which the Northern fleet will become an independent military-administrative unit next year. Thus, for the first time in the history of Russian private fleet status equated to the military district. Now the military-administrative units of the Russian Federation are the four military districts - Western, Central, southern and Eastern.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which the Northern fleet will become an independent military-administrative unit next year.
Earlier it was reported that the Northern fleet along with the military districts can obtain the status of a separate, but not included in their composition of military-administrative units of Russia.
The Northern fleet has started monitoring frigate of the French Navy in the Barents sea, according to the national defence control centre of Russia.
The frigate "Aquitaine" came in the Barents sea today.
Strategic and multipurpose nuclear submarines, heavy cruisers, and cruise missiles — the main military force of Russia in the Arctic region has been and remains the Northern fleet. The sailors of the Northern fleet are serving in difficult conditions and learn the most sophisticated weapons, and their ships operate around the world. On the day of the Northern fleet, RIA Novosti says about its capabilities.
"From a strategic point of view, our potential enemy at sea, the United States, explains RIA Novosti Chairman of the Russian national fleet support movement (MEDEF) captain first rank Mikhail Nenashev. — In case of a threat of a nuclear attack with a quick and effective response will come from bases of the Northern fleet. And submarines can shoot straight from the docks".
The Northern fleet and the Russian geographical society will hold the third joint expedition of the Arctic in 2020, said the commander of the Federation Council Alexander Moiseev.
He added that a joint expedition will be dedicated to several memorable dates - 75 th anniversary of the great Victory, the 110th anniversary of the Hydrographic expedition of the Arctic ocean, the 120th anniversary of the Russian polar expedition and the 145th anniversary since the birth of the famous Arctic Explorer Vladimir Rusanov.
The most formidable of the Russian fleets in composition and armament, for the past several years, a unified strategic command, the Northern fleet marks anniversary of founding. Now he is actively developing the newest nuclear submarine project "Borey" and "Ash-M" and waiting for the arrival of the updated "Varshavyanka".
The year of education of the Northern fleet is considered 1733-th, when was the Arkhangelsk seaport. The day of the Northern fleet is celebrated on 1 June.