Russia’s Baltic Fleet Celebrated it’s 314th Birthday Yesterday

Guided missile destroyer Bespokoynyi.

TASS Russian News Agency, 19 May 2017

Russia’s Baltic fleet was stablished on May 18, 1703. Baltic fleet is the oldest Russian Navy formation. The Imperial Russian Baltic Fleet was created during the Great Northern War at the initiative of Czar Peter the Great, who ordered the first ships for the Baltic Fleet to be constructed in 1702 and 1703. The fleet is based in Baltiysk and Kronstadt, with its headquarters in the city of Kaliningrad. The fleet includes two submarines and 56 surface ships.

Nastoichivy Destroyer of Project 956 Sarych.

Steregushchy corvette.

Small missile ship Zyb.

Vyborg diesel submarine.

A hovercraft Zubr seen during a landing operation of the Russian Baltic Fleet.

 

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