Buyan-M-class missile corvette Vyshny Volochyok was officially made part of the Black Sea Fleet and is headed off for global military drills.
Russian warships and submarines don't only target ISIS and other Syrian insurgents, but also provide a cover against NATO's southern flank in Europe.
The Naval Strike Missile is a top candidate for the Navy's littoral combat ships, which critics have said may not stand up to Russian and Chinese power.
In 2017, Russia's warships spent four times longer on deployment and drills in the Pacific Oceans than they were planning to.
Vladimir Putin has outlined the Arctic where Russia expects the U.S. and others to vie for "intimidating supremacy."
Russia's Viktor Leonov has been spotted close to the American mainland for the second time in a year.
Undersea lines across the Atlantic are crucial for communication and trillion-dollar trade, but Russian ships have reportedly been moving near known cable routes.
Authorities reportedly suspect the Russian national of handing state secrets about the country's Navy to the West.
The old Admiral Kuznetsov had a calamitous trip to Syria.
One of the most time-consuming areas to guard in 2017 has been Primorye—the only Russian region to border North Korea.
Russia's Baltic fleet has put its newest rockets and artillery on display in the middle of Kaliningrad.
The Knyaz Vladimir is the first of five nuclear-powered submarines that Moscow believes will upgrade its navy.
Russia and Japan have argued about a stretch of islands for over 60 years, but this is not stopping Moscow from raising military compounds on it.
The vessels will spend four months at sea, calling at nine foreign ports.
Moscow is sending an orchestra for Greece and cruise missiles for Syria in one go, according to reports.
Chinese sailors docked in Russia with a 21-gun salute as the two countries begin sea drills in the Russian region bordering North Korea.
The Baltic Fleet has called on 70 ships from its main ports and 2,000 troops ahead of a military drill on land in nearby Belarus.
The Varshavyanka class are among the quietest in the world, according to the boasts of Russian state media.
The Soversheniy—meaning Impeccable—is scheduled to join Russia's Pacific fleet next year.
Despite being taunted during its last trip to Syria, the Admiral Kuznetsov may sail for "at least" another 20 years, Russia says.
NATO members in the Baltics have grown concerned over Russia's drills and jet flights in the northeastern European region.
Russian Baltic crews are already trained in using the new multirole fighter-bombers.
Moscow has deployed at least two cruise-missile armed frigates and intel ships.