CINC-- v-adm Viktor Chirkov (06.05.2012). exCINC -- Admiral Vladimir Visotskiy, (ex-NOR CINC), appointed 09.2007. ex-CINC - MASORIN, Vladimir Vasilyevich, Admiral
APPOINTED 04 Sept 05, (ORTV).
Promoted to Admiral, (ITAR-TASS, 13 Dec 03).
Ex Commander of Black Sea Fleet
[Masorin: Born on August 24, 1947 in the village of Popovka, Kalinin Region, he graduated from the Black Sea Higher Naval School in 1970 and served on the Northern Fleet as head of the missile systems group of a large anti-submarine ship and department commander. In 1977 he graduated from me Higher Specialized Officer Classes and served as first lieutenant of a large missile ship, commander of a large anti-submarine ship and commander of a destroyer. In, 1983 he was appointed chief of staff - deputy commander of a group of destroyers of the Northern Fleet. In 1986 he graduated from the correspondence department of the Naval Academy, became commander of a group of destroyers of the Northern Fleet in 1987 and was promoted to chief of staff - deputy head of an operational formation of the Northern Fleet in 1989. After graduating from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in 1993, he was appointed chief of staff - deputy flotilla commander of the Northern Fleet. In 1996 he was promoted to commander of the Caspian Flotilla (from June 26, 1996). He was promoted vice-admiral by presidential decree on May 9, 1997. He was appointed Commander of the Black Sea Fleet by presidential decree of October 4, 2002 (ITAR-TASS 9 Oct 02; Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02). Promoted to Admiral, (ITAR-TASS, 13 Dec 03).
Previous CINC --- KUROYEDOV, Vladimir, Admiral of the Fleet, Appointed (Interfax 1636 GMT 8 Nov 97).
First Deputy Commander-in-Chief (Chief of Staff)
--- ABRAMOV, Mikhail, Adm
ex Commander of North Fleet
ex Commander of Maritime Fl., PAC (RIA-Novosti, 6 Dec 02).
Previous First Deputy Commander-in-Chief --- ZAKHARENKO, Mikhail, Adm, appointed (Interfax 21 Jul 01).
Ex First Deputy Commander-in-Chief (Chief of Staff) --- KRAVCHENKO, Viktor, Adm (Segodnya 15 Dec 98 p 2).
--- GROMOV, Feliks Nikolayevich, Flt Adm, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 20 Oct 92 First Edition p 2). (Russian Public Television 1400 GMT 12 May 95). Promoted to Adm of the Fleet 13 Jun 96 (Krasnaya Zvezda 15 Jun 96 p 1). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, GROMOV: born on 29 August 1937, in Vladivostok. Pacific Higher Naval School imeni S.O. Makarov (1959). Deputy Commander of a main gun battery on a destroyer. Then Commander of the Main Gun Control Group, the Commander of a Gunnery Department, Executive Officer and Commander of a destroyer and Executive Officer and Commander of a cruiser. After completing the Naval Academy in 1977, was the Chief of Staff of a [naval] division, of an operational squadron and the squadron commander. From 1984, was First Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet. In 1986, completed the VAK [Higher Officers' Evaluation Board] at the General Staff Academy. Since 1988, Commander of the Northern Fleet. Married and has a daughter and a son. (Moscow MORSKOY SBORNIK in Russian No 4, Apr 92 p 13). One source stated that Gromov was ordered to leave his post as CINC Before Mid-April 1997, (Moscow Moskovskiy Komsomolets in Russian 11 Mar 97 p 2). Relieved and discharged subsequent to his 60th birthday (Interfax 1636 GMT 8 Nov 97).]
--- CHERNAVIN, Vladimir Nikolayevich, Admiral of the Fleet, (id KZ 11 Dec 85 p 3.)]
Assistant to CINC --- DYGALO, Igor', Capt 2nd Rank (FAN.RU, 15:04 MT, 12/29/99). [помощник Главнокомандующего ВМФ капитан 2 ранга Игорь Дыгало]
First Deputy CINC --- ZAKHARENKO, Mikhail G., Adm (Voyeninform Military News Agency, 1 Aug 01).
Deputy CINC (Armaments) --- SMOLYAKOV, Anatoliy Andreyevich, V-Adm, (Vestnik Voyennykh Novostey, Nov 03, p. 19)
Deputy CINC --- BARSKOV, Mikhail, V-Adm (Moskovskiy Komsomolets 26 Jan 01 P 1), (Kommersant Daily 19 May 01).
Dep CINC (Rear Services) MIKHAYLOV, Yu., V-Adm (MS No 2, 2000, p 15).
Chief Navigator --- BABINOV, Yevgeniy, (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, No 2, 19 Jan 01).
Navy Main Staff
Chief of Main Staff --- KRAVCHENKO, Viktor, Adm (Segodnya 15 Dec 98 p 2). [Начальник Главного штаба ВМФ адмирал Виктор Кравченко] (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 17 April, 2000).
[Previous Chiefs of Navy Main Staff:
--- KUROYEDOV, Vladimir, Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 23 Oct 97 p 1);
--- KHMEL'NOV, Igor' Nikolayevich, Adm, (Krasnaya Zvezda 1 Mar 96 p 1). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, KHMEL'NOV: born 31 Jan 1949 in Ulan-Ude (Buryatia). Makarov Pacific Higher Naval School (1969). Began service in Northern Flee Chief Navigator of a destroyer, senior captain's mate of a destroyer. Commander of a large ASW ship, commander of a patrol ship. Joined Pacific Fleet in 1988. Completed Higher commander course and Grechko Naval Academy. Commander of a destroyer brigade. Deputy commander of a squadron. Promoted to R-Adm in 1989. Squadron Commander. (Moscow VOYENIFORM MILITARY NEWS BULLETIN No 10 (34), Oct 94 p 5). Appointed First Deputy Commander of the Pacific Fleet in May 1993 (Krasnaya Zvezda 6 Aug 94 p 1). Promoted to V-Adm in 1993. Appointed acting Pacific Fleet Commander on 16 May 94, following Gurinov's removal. (Interfax 1412 GMT 5 Aug 94). Confirmed as 'Commander' 4 Aug 94 (Krasnaya Zvezda 6 Aug 94 p 1). Promoted to Admiral 2 Sep 94. Married. Son & daughter. (Itar-Tass 0237 GMT 2 Sep 94). Indicted by Main Military Procuracy in connection with his acquisition of apartments (Rossiyskiye Vesti 2 Apr 97 p 2). Khmel’nov was subsequently reported as hospitalized, (Moscow Informatsionnoye Agentstvo Ekho Moskvy in Russian 1052 GMT 18 Mar 97);
--- SELIVANOV, Valentin, Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 22 Sep 92 p 3). (Itar-Tass 1546 GMT 13 Mar 95). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, SELIVANOV: born on 17 March 1936 in the village of Stanovaya in Stanovlyanskiy Rayon, Lipetsk Oblast. Higher Naval School imeni Frunze (1958). Began service in the Navy as destroyer Antiaircraft Battery Commander. Commander of a command department, Assistant to the Commander, and Commander of a small antisubmarine warfare ship. After completing the Navy's Higher Specialized Officers' Classes in 1965, was Commander of an escort ship and destroyer (PacFlt). In 1971, after graduating from the Naval Academy, assigned as Chief of Staff of a brigade of antisubmarine warfare ships and then Commander of a brigade of destroyers (BaltFlt), Commander of a division of missile ships, and (1978) Chief of Staff and Commander of a Naval ship squadron. In 1985, assigned as Chief of Staff/First Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet and, in 1989, Commander of Leningrad Naval Base. Appointed Chief of Main Naval Staff Sep 1992. Married and has a son. (Morskoy Sbornik No 11, Nov 92 pp 16-18). (Voyeninform Military News Bulletin in English No 7 (19), Jul 93 pp 1-3--1-4).]
First Deputy Chief of Main Staff --- IL’YIN, Vladeslav Alekseyevich, V-Adm, (Morskoy Sbornik Oct 98 pp 4-5), (
[Il’yin was Deputy Chief of the Main Navy Staff, (Interfax 1319 GMT 27 Jul 95). (ITAR-TASS World Service in Russian 1613 GMT 14 Oct 98).]
Deputy Chief of Main Staff, Chief of Operations Directorate --- AVDOSHIN, Vladimir Vladimirovich, R-Adm, (Vestnik Voyennoy Informatsii, Nov 03, p. 20)
Deputy Chief of Main Staff --- BURTSEV, Oleg Veniaminovich, V-Adm (Vestnik Voyennoy Informatsii, Feb 03, p. 17)
1st TsNII МО РФ (ВК) (Central Scientific Research Institute of the RF Ministry of Defense) [Navy]
Chief --- Zakharov, Rear, Igor, Admiral. Appointed 1992 (NII_MO, [downloaded] 19 Mar 02; Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye 28 Dec 01).
6th Department [Navy Main Staff]
[Charged with the storage, security, proper service and preparation for combat usage of fleet nuclear weapons. (Morskoy Sbornik Sep 99 No 9 pp 52-55).]
23rd State Maritime Design Institute [?]
(Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 June 01).
36th Missile Boat Brigade [?]
(Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 16 Jan 02).
40th Scientific Research Institute [Navy Main Staff]
Also referred to as the Central NII imeni Akademik Krylov. "The Krylov TsNII was always known as the main consultant to the government on Naval weapons and equipment." ( 3 Jun 01).
[Near the city of Lomonosov (Segodnya 19 Sep 00 P 2).
Director --- PASHIN, Valentin, ( 3 Jun 01).
Deputy Director --- ILYUKHIN, Viktor (Segodnya 19 Sep 00 P 2).
Chief --- ROMANOVICH, Aleksey, Capt First Rank (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Jul 01).
AirForce/Air Defense of the Navy [Navy Main Staff]
["The position of the chief of the Navy's air force and air defense was introduced in 2002 instead of the position of chief of the naval aviation" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 9 Apr 03).]
[Naval Aviation uses the Nitka land testing and training complex on the Saki airfield in the Crimea for training pilots of the SU-33 deck fighters. Ukraine lends the complex to Russia every year (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 24 May 01).]
Chief --- ANTIPOV, Yuriy, Lieutenant-General, appointed (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 9 Apr 03).
["Prior to his current appointment, Antipov headed the air force and air defense of the Pacific Fleet. Antipov was born in the city of Kuibyshev on December 5, 1952. He joined the Armed Forces in 1970. He graduated from the Stavropol Higher Aircraft Pilots College in 1974, the Gagarin Air Force Academy in 1987, the Kuznetsov Naval Academy in 1992, and the General Staff Academy in 1998. Antipov is married and has two children" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 9 Apr 03).]
["The last chief of the naval aviation (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 3 Apr 02, 23 May 01); (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 27 Feb 02)., Lieutenant General of Aviation Ivan Dmitriyevich FEDIN, has been transferred to the reserve upon reaching the retirement age" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 9 Apr 03).]
[Fedin's predecessor was DEYNEKA, Vladimir Grigor'yevich, Col-Gen Avn (14 Mar 94 in MORSKOY SBORNIK 3/94 p 16). Noted as a Col-Gen (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 21 Oct 98 p 2).
First Deputy Commander (Chief of Staff) --- NOVIKOV, Nikolay, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 22 Mar 02).
[Previous First Deputy was FEDIN, Ivan Dmitriyevich, Lt-Gen Avn, Appointed (Interfax 1222 GMT 22 Dec 95). (Morskoy Sbornik, No 3, 2000 p 34).
Deputy Commander --- SHMAKOV, Sergei, Maj-Gen, appointed (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 3 Apr 02).
["Shmakov was deputy commander of the Kamchatka troops group in charge of air force and air defense. His predecessor, Major-General Timur Apakidze died in an air crash in 2001. He was on board the SU-33 Flanker plane that fell on the ground during an air show in the town of Ostrov in the Pskov region. Shmakov will be responsible for the training of flight personnel and maintenance of communication with enterprises supplying aircraft" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 3 Apr 02).]
574th Missile-carrying Naval Aviation Regiment
(Interfax, 22 Feb 02).
Central Communications Center (TsUS) [Naval Aviation]
[Code name: “Zheton.” (Krasnaya Zvezda, 3 Jun 99 p 1).]
Commander --- SELYANSKIY, Vladimir, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda, 3 Jun 99 p 1).
Combat Training [Naval Aviation]
(15 Nov 94 in Morskoy Sbronik 11/94 p 44).
Archive, Central Naval A.- [Navy Main Staff]
Address: 188350 Gatchina Leningradskoy Oblasti, Krasnodarskiy prospekt 2. (Krasnaya Zvezda 15 Aug 91 1st ed p 4.)
Armaments [Navy Main Staff]
Navy deputy C-in-C for Armaments --- BORSKOV, Mikhail Vice-Adm (RIA 15 Aug 00, Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 9 Oct 02 ).
Auxiliary Fleet [Navy Main Staff]
[Вспомогательный флот ВМФ]
Chief --- KLICHUGIN, Yuriy, R-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 6 April, 2000)
Cadres Directorate (Управления кадров) [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- YARYGIN, Viktor, V-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 17 May 01; Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 23 May 02).
Cam Ranh Bay Naval Base
[Russian lease "on a non-payment basis" from Vietnam runs out in 2004 ( Interfax, 1 Jun 01).]
Commander --- SHILOV, Pavel Sergeyevich, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 22 Jul 02; 27 Nov 03).
Combat Training [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- KONDAKOV, Vasily G., Vice-Admiral (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02; noted as a V-Adm, Krasnaya Zvezda 21 Nov 03).
[KONDAKOV: "Head of Combat Training Directorate of the Navy Born on May 30, 1954 in the settlement of Novonikolayevsky, Volgograd Region, he graduated from the Black Sea higher Naval School in 1976 and held various posts on the Pacific Fleet. In 1983 he graduated from the Higher Specialised Officer Classes and returned to the Pacific Fleet, where he held the posts of first lieutenant of a submarine cruiser and commander of a submarine cruiser. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy in 1990, he served as deputy commander of a submarine division, deputy head of the operational department of the flotilla staff, and commander of a submarine division on the Pacific Fleet. In 1996 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces and returned to the Pacific Fleet as commander of a submarine division. He was subsequently promoted to head of the submarine crew training centre. He was appointed Head of Combat Training Directorate of the Navy by presidential decree of June 24, 2002" (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).]
[Previous Chief was MIKHEYEV, Nikolay Petrovich, V-Adm (начальник управления боевой подготовки ВМФ вице-адмирал Николай Михеев) (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 21 April, 2000).]
Construction Directorate of the Navy (Krasnaya Zvezda 24 Apr 01 P 1).
Construction, Engineering Support and Billeting
Chief --- AYNBUND, V., Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 1 Aug 01).
Diving Work [Navy Main Staff]
Leader --- ?
[Previous Leader --- VERICH, Gennadiy, R-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 27 Oct 00), was relieved of duty following the Procurator General's report on the sinking of the Kursk,
Education, Directorate of Military E. of the Navy [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- BUTAKOV, Grigoriy, R-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda, 18 Feb 03).
Baltic Naval Institute, imeni F.F. Ushakov
Chief --- RIMASHEVSKIY, Adam, V-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda, 1 Mar 03).
[(236026, Kaliningrad (Obl.), #82 Sovetskiy Prospect, phone number (0112) 22-78-69). Provides training in communications and missile artillery weapon systems, and trains vocational schools graduates in radio communications (Krasnaya Zvezda, 19 Jan 02).]
Калининградское высшее военно-морское училище. 236026 Калининград, Советский просп., 82. (old.rian.ru, 28 January, 2000).]
Leningrad Naval Engineering Institute
[Высшее военно-морское инженерное училище. 189620 Пушкин Ленинградской обл., #1 Кадетский бульвар, 1. (old.rian.ru, 28 January, 2000). Referred to as Voyenno-morskoy inzhenernyy institut, Feb 2000 (MS p 49). Phone numbers (812) 465-29-06, 465-35-39) trains ship engineers in propulsion systems, and chemical engineers (Krasnaya Zvezda, 19 Jan 02). ]
Naval Electronics Institute
[198135, Leningrad Oblast, Pertodvorets, #15 Komintern Street, phone numbers (812) 420-36-97, 257-53-82) offers training for Naval officers in the following specialties: automated control systems, radio equipment, and sonar specialists (Krasnaya Zvezda, 19 Jan 02). ]
Pacific Naval Institute (ТОВМИ)
The Pacific Naval Institute (690006, Vladivostok, #6 Kamskiy pereulok, phone numbers (4232) 46- 7918, 46-0950 and 46-0946) trains Naval officers in ship navigation, weapons and radio equipment operation, Naval equipment, communications, as well as shore-based specialties (Krasnaya Zvezda, 19 Jan 02).]
[Formerly the "Pacific Higher Naval School" (Krasnaya Zvezda 13 mar 01).]
[(old.rian.ru, 28 January, 2000).]
St, Petersburg Higher Naval Institute
Head --- DEMYANCHENKO, Oleg, Rear-Admiral, appointed (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 10 Jan 03).
["Demyanchenko was born in Leningrad on April 21, 1953. After graduating from the Nakhimov Black Sea Naval College in 1975, he was sent to the Baltic Fleet. There he held all posts at various ships. In particular, he was an aide to the commander of the Oktyabrskaya Revolyutsiya cruiser, commanded the Svirepy guard-ship and Obraztsovy large anti-submarine ship. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1990, Demyanchenko served as chief-of-staff and then commander of the 122nd surface ships brigade. He headed the 12th division from 1997. Demyanchenko is succeeded as division chief by Colonel Igor Beloglazov" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 10 Jan 03).]
Military Preparatory Schools
Nakhimov Naval School (Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 Dec 03 (RF Defense Minister Order No 337 of 22 September 2003, Moscow)).
Kronshtadt Naval Cadet Corps (Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 Dec 03 (RF Defense Minister Order No 337 of 22 September 2003, Moscow)).
Engineering Service [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- DAVYDOV, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda 20 Jan 01).
Financial/Economic Directorate [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- SHEVCHENKO, I., Maj-Gen (Morskoy Sbornik, No 6, Jun 00, p 19).
Gadzhiyevo Naval Base
(ORT 1, 30 May 01).
Ground and Coastal Troops of the Navy [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- SHILOV, Pavel. Maj-Gen (Morskoy Sbornik, No 4, Apr 2000 p 44).
[Previous Chief of Staff, KOCHESHKOV, Yevgeniy (генерал-майор Евгений Кочешков) (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 5 June, 2000), died unexpectedly, 30 Apr 01 (Krasnaya Zvezda, 4 May 01).
Grouping of Troops and Forces on Kamchatka and Chukotka Under Unified Command [Established 1997] [Navy Main Staff] [Pacific Fleet]
Commander --- DOROGIN, Valeriy, V-Adm (FAN .RU, 15:13 MT, 12/18/99).
Indoctrination Work Directorate (Управление воспитательной работы) [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- KAS'YANOV, Valeriy, V-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 26 Jul 01).
Medical Service (Mедслужбa ВМФ ) [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- SHARAYEVSKIY, Georgiy, Maj-Gen Med (Morskoy Sbornik, No 8, Aug 2000 p 29).
Mine/Torpedo Armament, Directorate for [Navy Main Staff]
Operations Directorate [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- AVDOSHIN, Vladimir Vladimirovich, R-Adm, (Vestnik Voyennoy Informatsii, Nov 03, p. 20)
· Born 8 May 1953 in the town of YUZHA in Ivanovsk Oblast'. In 1975 graduated from the Popov Higher Naval (Radio) Electronics School. Served in the Northern Fleet as group engineer, senior engineer, and assistant to chief of operational and combat training of a flotilla. In 1989 after graduation from the Naval Academy continued service in the Northern Fleet: chief of operations section - deputy chief of staff of a submarine flotilla; chief of operational training section of fleet's operations directorate. Later served as chief of a direction [napravleinya] of operations directorate; chief of section of operations directorate of Main Naval Staff. Since 1999 served as First Deputy Chief of Operations Directorate of Main Staff. Appointed by the President on 29 August 2003 as Chief of Operations Directorate and Deputy Chief of Main Staff. (VVI, Nov 03, p. 20)
--- PATRUSHEV, Viktor Vasil’yevich, V-Adm (Oriyentir, Oct 1998 No 10, p 22). (Morskoy Sbornik Dec 1998 No 12 p 15). (ITAR-TASS 10 Aug 99).]
--- KAYSIN, Yuriy Anatol'yevich, V-Adm (Moscow IZVESTIYA 23 Jan 92 Morning Edition p 2) (Morskoy Sbornik No 4, Apr 93 pp 33-36). (Sevastopol' FLAG RODINY in Russian 11 Jan 94 p 2).]
--- KONOREV, Nikolay Akimovich, V-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11:49 MT, 8 Jun 00).
Appointed by presidential decree 12 Jul 99(Morskoy Sbornik Sep 99 No 9 p 22). Promoted to V-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11:49 MT, 8 Jun 00).
Navy Press Service [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- DYGALO, Igor', Capt 2nd Rank (Начальник пресс-службы ВМФ капитан II ранга Игорь Дыгало), (FAN, 22 Mar 00).
Rear Services [Navy Main Staff]
Chief (Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief) --- POPOV, Vladimir F., Vice-Admiral, (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).
[POPOV: Born on July 6, 1955 in Baku, Azerbaijanian Soviet Socialist Republic, he graduated from the Volsk Higher Military School of Logistics in 1976 and served on the Northern Fleet as assistant commander for logistics on a large anti-submarine ship, head of the food rations service of a crew, and head of the food rations service of the naval logistics. In 1987 he graduated from the Military Academy of Logistics and Transport and was dispatched to Black Sea Fleet as deputy head of logistics of the Crimean naval base. He also held the posts of deputy head of logistics for the submarine flotilla, deputy head of the naval base for logistics on the Northern Fleet, and head of logistics - deputy flotilla commander for logistics on the Pacific Fleet. In September 1998 he was appointed deputy commander of the Northern Fleet for logistics -head of the fleet's logistics. In October 2001 he was promoted to Chief of Staff - First Deputy Head of Logistics of the Russian Navy. He was appointed Head of Logistics - Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy for Logistics by presidential decree of September 23, 2002 (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).
[Previous Chief was MIKHAYLOV, Yuriy, Vice-Admiral (KZ 8 Apr 00 p 1).]
178th Ship Repair Plant (Vladivostok)
(14 Mar 94 in MS 3/94 p 64).
Scientific Research Communications Center of the Navy
[Develops all the communication resources for modern submarines and surface ships (TV 6 18 Jun 01).]
Deputy Chief --- Gavrilenko, Sergey (TV 6 18 Jun 01).
Search and Rescue Directorate [Navy Main Staff]
Head --- VERICH, Gennadiy, R-Adm (Ekho Moskvy Radio 0800 GMT 9 Sep 00). (Kommersant 06 Oct 00 P 3).
Chief --- TESLENKO, A.P., Capt (Morskoy Sbornik, No 10, Oct 2000).
Shipbuilding Directorate [Navy Main Staff]
Chief --- SHLEMOV, Anatoliy, R-Adm (Vedomosti, 21 Dec 01).
Chairman --- Sidorenko, Lev, Rear-Admiral (Nasha obshcheregionalnaya gazeta, 24 Jul 03; Vooruzheniye. Politika. Konversiya 07 Jul 03).
"Sidorenko is a graduate of the M.V. Frunze VVMU [Higher Naval School] and the Naval Academy. He has served in the Black Sea Fleet and was commander of the destroyer Soznatelnyy. Since 1984 he has served in the Navy's Main Staff in leadership positions, including deputy chief of Navy Main Staff for Anti-Submarine Warfare/chief of the GSh VMF [Navy Main Staff] Anti-Submarine Warfare Service. At the present time R-Adm L.G. Sidorenko is chairman of the Naval Science Committee and science aide to the Navy's commander-in-chief. He is a candidate of military sciences, a corresponding member of the Russian Missile-Artillery Academy, and a professor at the Academy of Military Sciences" (Vooruzheniye. Politika. Konversiya 07 Jul 03).
Chief --- ZAGRAY, V., R-Adm (Grani.ru, 25 Mar 04).
CINC-- v-adm Viktor Chirkov (06.05.2012). exCINC -- Admiral Vladimir Visotskiy, (ex-NOR CINC), appointed 09.2007. ex-CINC - MASORIN, Vladimir Vasilyevich, Admiral