Revised: 18 August 2003

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Commander --- FEDOROV, Viktor, Admiral
[Promoted (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey 27 Sep 02)]

["Fedorov was born in 1947 and underwent preliminary training as commander of the navigating unit at minesweeper in the Far Eastern naval college and became a reservist. In 1968 he was drafted for two years and became commander of the navigating unit at a minesweeper and decided to stay in the armed forces in 1971.   Fedorov graduated from the Makarov Pacific higher naval college in 1976, Military Naval Academy in 1979 and General Staff Academy in 2001. He served as commander of a minesweeper, division, chief-of-staff of the naval areas security vessels brigade, commander of a brigade, chief of the operations department and chief-of-staff in the flotilla, head of the Pacific Fleet's mobilization department, commander of the Maritime flotilla, chief-of-staff in the fleet.   Fedorov became commander of the Pacific Fleet in November last year" (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey 27 Sep 02).]

Pacific Fleet Main Staff 

[Previous Commanders:

  • SUCHKOV,  Gennady, Vice-Admiral, appointed (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 23 Jul 01).  Transfered to CINC NORFLT.

ZAKHARENKO, Mikhail, Adm, PACFLT CINC, (Krasnaya Zvezda, 20 Jan 01; Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 25 Feb 00).  Transfered to 1st Deputy CINC Navy, (Interfax 21 Jul 01).]

Deputy Fleet Commander --- KONEV, Aleksandr, V-Adm  (, 10 Jan 01; Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 27 Apr 02).
Deputy Fleet Commander (Construction and Billeting) --- BALAN, Vladimir, Col  (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 11 Apr 00).

Pacific Fleet Main Staff

Chief of Staff --- SIDENKO, Konstantin, Vice-Admiral, appointed (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 24 Apr 02).

  • ["Sidenko was born in February 1953, graduated from the mine and torpedo department of the Makarov Pacific Fleet higher naval college, Military Naval Academy and General Staff Academy. He served at the Kamchatka peninsula and went through all military posts from commander of the submarine's mine and torpedo compartment to head of a submarine. Sidenko was also deputy head and later head of a submarine unit as well as chief-of-staff and first deputy commander of the Kamchatka flotilla. Sidenko was appointed commander of the Kamchatka troops group in 2000" (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 24 Apr 02).]
  • [Previous Chief of Staff --- FEDOROV, Viktor, V-Adm (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 29 Nov 00; promoted to V-Adm, <>, 22 Mar 00). (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 14 Sep 01).]

16th "Siberian" Operational Submarine Squadron [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

  • Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy  (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 27Jan00). Submarines named after Siberian cities: Tomsk, Omsk, et al.  (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 28 Jul 00).

Commander --- NESHCHERET, Aleksandr, V-Adm, (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 18 Apr 01).

  • [Previous Commander was KOVALEVSKIY, Nikolay, Col  (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 28 Jul 00).]

55th Marine Division [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

(Russian TV RTR 25 Nov 01).

Air / Air Defense Forces [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Chief --- BOKHONKO, Ivan Ivanovich, Major-General, Hero of Russia, (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 9 Apr 03; Krasnaya Zvezda, 12 Aug 03).

  • ["Bokhonko was born in Lviv on 6 July 1956. After completing Chernigov Higher Aviation School in 1977, he was assigned to Northern Fleet Naval Aviation. He mastered the newest deck-based aircraft of that time. After completing the Naval Academy imeni N. G. Kuznetsov, he flew in the North, commanded a ship-based regiment, was deputy commander of an air division, and was deputy chief and then also chief of Naval Aviation Combat Training. He completed the Higher Courses under the RF Armed Forces General Staff Academy in 1999. He was appointed Pacific Fleet Air Force chief of staff in February 2002. Since 2003 he has been chief of Pacific Fleet Air Force and Air Defense. He is an Honored Military Pilot, Hero of Russia" (Krasnaya Zvezda, 12 Aug 03).]

Combat Training [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Chief  --- YAROSHENKO, Yuriy, Rear-Admiral (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 25 Mar 02).


[Enterprise owned by the Pacific Fleet to distribute energy, from the Dalnenergo Power Compnay, to the various Fleet facilities in the Far East (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 25 Oct 01).]

Engineering Service [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Chief --- Davydov, Aleksandr, Major-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey  25 Oct 01).

Finance/Economic Directorate [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Department of Economic Analysis and Inspection

Chief --- KOZLOVA, Olga, Col (Kransaya Zvezda 4 May 01).

Ground and Coastal Troops, Pacific Fleet [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Commander --- DOMNENKO, Anatoliy, ?-Gen (Russian TV RTR 25 Nov 01 ).

Kamchatka Troop & Force Grouping [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

Commander --- GAVRIKOV, Viktor Rear-Admiral, (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 10 Jun 02).

  • ["Gavrikov was born in the Belarussian town of Polotsk in 1951. He graduated from the Kaliningrad higher naval college with a diploma in missile and artillery armament in 1973, Navy's higher officer courses in 1979 and Naval Academy in 1985. He started service in the Kamchatka Peninsula as commander of a warship's artillery section. Prior to his current appointment, Gavrikov was deputy commander of the grouping. Gavrikov's predecessor, Vice Admiral Konstantin Sidenko, was appointed chief-of-staff of the Pacific Fleet in April 2002" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 10 Jun 02).]
  • [Previous Commander was SIDENKO, Konstantin, V-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 18 Mar 02).]

40th Motorized-Rifle Brigade

    • "The brigade was established on the basis of the group's 22nd motorized rifle division disbanded on June 1" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 26 Jun 02).

22nd Motorized-Rifle Division [Kamchatka Force Grouping]

  • (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 25 Feb 00).

Maritime Flotilla [?]

Commander --- ABRAMOV, Mikhail, Vice-Adm (RIA-Novosti, 6 Dec 02).

Radiation Security and WMD Protection Service [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

  • (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 5 Mar 02).

Head --- MAKSIMOV, Aleksandr, ?-Gen (NTV, 4 May 02).

SSBN Podolsk

Commander --- Slugin, Oleg, Capt (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 18 Sep 01).

SSGN Krasnoyarsk

Commander --- SAVIN, Yuriy, Capt 1st Rank (Novyye Izvestiya, 22 Jan 02).

Vilyuchinsk-3 Nuclear Submarine Base [Pacific Fleet Main Staff]

  • Pacific Fleet's main nuclear submarine base on Kamchatka, (Novyye Izvestiya, 22 Jan 02).