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Warships of Caspian Flotilla leave for naval drills

Warships of Caspian Flotilla leave for naval drills

Some 20 warships of the Caspian Flotilla have left their home basis in Russia's Dagestan for naval drills in the Caspian Sea, the Russian Southern Military District said on Thursday. "A heterogeneous grouping of the naval …

Russia, China and Iran holding naval drills in Indian Ocean

Russia, China and Iran holding naval drills in Indian Ocean

The 2022 Marine Security Belt naval drills, which involve Iran, Russia and China, have kicked off in the northern part of the Indian Ocean, Iran’s Mehr News Agency reported on Friday. "According to the plan, various tactical …

Naval drills between China, Russia and Iran start on Friday

Naval drills between China, Russia and Iran start on Friday

China, Russia and Iran will hold joint naval drills on Friday, a public relations official from Iran's armed forces Mostafa Tajoldin told semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday. The "2022 Marine Security Belt" exercise …

Russian Navy warships hold missile firings in Black Sea drills

Russian Navy warships hold missile firings in Black Sea drills

The crews of the small anti-submarine warfare ship Suzdalets and the missile hovercraft Samum held artillery and missile firings during drills in the Black Sea for protecting economic infrastructure facilities, the Black Sea Fleet’s press …

Over 40 Black Sea Fleet warships take part in Crimean drills

Over 40 Black Sea Fleet warships take part in Crimean drills

The crews of over 40 warships and vessels of the Black Sea Fleet took part in massive force-on-force maneuvers of Russia’s Southern Military District at the Opuk training ground in Crimea, the Fleet’s press office reported on …

Iran begins drill in Caspian Sea

Iran begins drill in Caspian Sea

The Iranian armed forces have launched a large-scale military exercise in an area of the Caspian Sea of around 77,000 square km, testing naval and airborne units as well as electronic warfare systems. On Wednesday morning, the naval and …

Crimea’s air defense system tested in drills involving aviation

Crimea’s air defense system tested in drills involving aviation

Around 20 planes and helicopters of the Black Sea Fleet and the Southern Military District have tested the combat readiness of the Crimean air defense system during a military exercise, the Black Sea Fleet press service said in a statement on …

"Sea Breeze" naval drill begins in Black Sea

"Sea Breeze" naval drill begins in Black Sea

The biggest ever "Sea Breeze" exercises come days after Russia said its navy had fired warning shots against a British warship to chase it out of Black Sea waters. A total of 32 countries began conducting military exercises in …

Pentagon assures Sea Breeze exercises in Black Sea legal

Pentagon assures Sea Breeze exercises in Black Sea legal

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the Sea Breeze 2021 international naval exercise will take place in compliance with international law. "Since it began in 1997, Sea Breeze brings Black Sea nations …

Russia's Navy kicks off large-scale drills in Pacific

Russia's Navy kicks off large-scale drills in Pacific

The Russian Pacific Fleet has kicked off large-scale drills in the central part of the Pacific Ocean, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Thursday. "In accordance with the plan of training military command centers of the …

Iran holds aerial, naval drills off Hormuz Strait

Iran holds aerial, naval drills off Hormuz Strait

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is conducting large-scale aerial and naval drills off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, with the country’s first domestic multi-purpose satellite monitoring the …

Iranian missile hits own naval vessel, killing 19 sailors

Iranian missile hits own naval vessel, killing 19 sailors

One Iranian warship accidentally struck another with a missile during an exercise, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iran’s navy said. The incident took place during training in the Gulf of Oman, a sensitive waterway …

Russia, China and Iran begin naval drills in Indian Ocean

Russia, China and Iran begin naval drills in Indian Ocean

Russia, China and Iran have begun a joint naval exercise in the northern Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman, the Iranian Navy said. "These exercise's message is peace, friendship, and stable security," Iranian navy …

Pentagon to monitor Russia-China-Iran naval drills

Pentagon to monitor Russia-China-Iran naval drills

The United States is monitoring joint Russia-China-Iran naval drills in the Indian Ocean and will cooperate with allies to ensure the freedom of navigation, Pentagon spokesperson Sean Robertson said. "We are …