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U.S. Resumes Reaper Flights Over Black Sea
Air Unmanned Systems

U.S. Resumes Reaper Flights Over Black Sea

The U.S. had resumed surveillance drone flights over the Black Sea region following a Russian fighter jet intercept that resulted in the downing of a drone.

Russian Aircraft Engaged RAF Intelligence Plane
Air Bilateral Relations

Russian Aircraft Engaged RAF Intelligence Plane

The Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft engaged with a Royal Air Force aircraft. United Kingdom Secretary of Defence Ben Wallace announced the incident.

New Submarine to Russian Baltic Fleet
Navy / Maritime

New Submarine to Russian Baltic Fleet

Russia has announced another completion of acceptance tests. Russian Project 636.6 (NATO Reporting Name: Kilo) class submarine RFNS Ufa passed the trials. The process has been carried out at the Baltic Sea. During trials, mechanisms, systems, weapons and technical units when submerged and surfaced positions. It is reported that the sonar and radio equipment were also tested while the submarine was at full speed. It is known that RFNS Ufa has tested 190 metres depth also.

Does the U.S. Have Eyes on the Black Sea?
Regional / Strategy

Does the U.S. Have Eyes on the Black Sea?

Pentagon supported Stars and Stripes publication, which investigates the effects of the Ukrainian war on the U.S. Navy and NATO'!s presence in the Black Sea

Russia Completes Its Biggest Naval Base in The Black Sea
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Russia Completes Its Biggest Naval Base in The Black Sea

Russia is completing the creation of a new naval base in the Black Sea. The main stage of its construction in Novorossiysk was completed.

Russia to Conduct Naval Exercise in the Mediterranean and Black Seas
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Russia to Conduct Naval Exercise in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

Russian navy will conduct one of its biggest naval exercises in recent years, where Russian fleets will gather in the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea.

Israeli Company Rafael Targets Russian Vessel 962 on Animation
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Israeli Company Rafael Targets Russian Vessel 962 on Animation

Rafael has unveiled the Maritime and Land-Based “Sea Breaker” cruise missile in an animated video where it destroys a Soviet-made missile corvette which is active use in Black Sea Fleet.

Russian Navy Tracks Greek Missile Boat HS Daniolos in the Black Sea
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Russian Navy Tracks Greek Missile Boat HS Daniolos in the Black Sea

The Russian Defence Ministry said that Greek guided-missile boat HS Daniolos was tracked in the Black Sea.

Ukraine’s Ada Class Corvette to be completed by 2023
Navy / Maritime

Ukraine’s Ada Class Corvette to be completed by 2023

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelenskiy announced that the construction of MİLGEM ADA Class Corvettes, which Ukraine will import from Turkey, has begun.

Russian planes harass Dutch HNLMS Evertsen frigate
Navy / Maritime

Russian planes harass Dutch HNLMS Evertsen frigate

The Dutch frigate Evertsen was harassed for hours by Russian Su-30SM fighter planes in the Black Sea.

Exercise Sea Breeze Begins in The Black Sea
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Exercise Sea Breeze Begins in The Black Sea

US Navy Europe and the Ukrainian navy kicked off Sea Breeze 2021 in the Black Sea with the largest number of participants in the exercise’s 21 iterations.

Russia opened warning fire to Royal Navy destroyer in the Black Sea
Navy / Maritime Air Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Russia opened warning fire to Royal Navy destroyer in the Black Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet carried out a warning fire towards the Royal Navy HMS Defender.

HMS Defender Visits Istanbul
Navy / Maritime Investment Bilateral Relations Engine and Transmission

HMS Defender Visits Istanbul

(Photo Courtesy of Bosphorus Naval News) Royal Navy’s Daring-class air-defence destroyer HMS Defender (D36) visits Istanbul to host UK Industry Day on board.

British warships to sail for the Black Sea in May
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

British warships to sail for the Black Sea in May

According to the Sunday Times, British warships will sail for the Black Sea in May, citing senior naval sources.