Anikatian Navy Forces

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Anikatian Naval Force
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Flag of the Anikatian Navy
Active 2001 – present (current form)
Headquarters Kopolcha
Vice admiral Andropov Ulsinkov

The Anikatian Naval Force is the navy of Anikatia and part of the Anikatian National Defence Forces. It was established in 1951. It consists of five branches: surface forces, submarine forces, Navy aviation, coast rocket-artillery and marines. The navy operates in the all major oceans of the world.

The Headquarters of the Anikatian Naval Forces is situated at Kopolcha in the autonomous region of Anjutya.


Establishment of the Anikatian Navy and fate of the Belfrasian Navy with the decline of the Belfrasian empire, the administration of the Colonial Armed Forces was passed to the newly created Anikatian Naval Forces on August 14, 1951.

Anikatian People's Navy

The origins of the People's Navy began during the 1949 civil war and revolution, when the Anikatian government was overthrown during a socialist revolution. During the revolution Belfrasian controlled parts of Anikatia were captured along with their naval vessels, HMNB Christo was overrun and two Destroyer squadrons and a Submarine Squadron - carrying nuclear missiles - were captured. A Belfrasian investigation into the incident revealed that the commanding officer of the flotilla, Anikatian Admiral Rhee Dong-gun, was holding a ceremony at the time and removed all but a skeleton crew from the vessels. This finding was augmented by the fact that H.M.S Ioannes was able to sail from the naval base, as the ship remained at full crew capacity and saw the base being overrun before being boarded. Rhee Dong-gun actions instantly made him one of the hero's of the revolution and he received the highest honours of the DSRA.

In Belfras Rhee Dong-gun was given a court martial in absentia whilst other Anikatian nationals were cruelly subject to demoted or discharged from service. The Belfrasisn Admiralty charged with high treason in absentia to death and issued a Privateers Prize for his capture in the region of a modern 3.8 million Belfries. His actions provided the new government with vital information, technology and warships which allowed the DSRA to quickly develops it's local industries and vitally it's nuclear capabilities.

This allowed a great boost in spending and development of the naval forces. In some respects, including speed and reactor technology later Anikatian submarines were, and remain, some of the world's best. The roles tasked of the People's Navy were primarily to the interception of CDI convoys, but also targeted Belhavian and Ulthrannic aircraft carrier battle groups.

Modern Anikatian Navy

The dissolution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Anikatia led to a severe decline in the Anikatian Navy. Defense expenditures were severely reduced. Many ships were scrapped or laid up as accommodation ships at naval bases, and the building program was essentially stopped. Since 2010 President Niklas Bykov has made it a priority to modernise and updated the armed forces with plans to build over 55 modern ships and 30 submarines by 2020. His successor President Sui Anyi has continued this modernisation, including the purchase of LHD ships from the Rodarion.

Current role

The Naval Forces of the Anikatian National Defence Forces is aimed at defence of sovereignty and state interests of Anikatia in the sea. It is required to neutralise enemy naval groups in its operational zone both alone and with other branches of the Anikatian National Defence Forces, and provide assistance from the sea to the Ground Forces during their operations. Main tasks of the Navy of the Anikatian National Defence Forces are the:

  • creation and maintenance of the combat forces on a level, sufficient to deter maritime aggression;
  • neutralization of enemy naval forces;
  • destruction of enemy transportation;
  • support of the landing of amphibious forces and fight against enemy amphibious forces;
  • maintenance of a beneficial operational regime in the operational zone;
  • defense of its bases, sea lines of communications;
  • protection of submarine space within the territorial sea;
  • protection of the merchant fleet, maritime oil and gas industry, and other state maritime activity;
  • assistance to the Army in their conduct of operations (military actions) along maritime axes;
  • participation in peacekeeping operations.

Major Ships and Vessels

According to Navy Commander Vice Admiral Annyeta Grorensky at the beginning of 2010 the fleet had 165 warships fully ready to perform complex tasks, and over 200 aircraft and 19 supply vessels in working order. As of March 14th 2014 a Type 270 'Ark Royal' class aircraft carrier that had been operating under a lease agreement from the Itailian government as part of a evaluative trial review and international cooperation has ended.

Active Vessels

Vessel Class Origin Role Number in service Notes
Aircraft Carriers/ Helicopter Carriers
Albyekreu-class  DSRA Aircraft Carrier 1 An additional 8 further vessels were planned by Democratic Socialist Republic of Anikatia. Most of these are cancelled after the fall of the DSRA although some remain incomplete at various stages of construction in dry docks.
Motyekkoyu-class  DSRA Aircraft Carrier 5 The oldest carriers are being updated and overhauled to bring them to latest standards electric systems, ensuring they remain operational through 2030. The Navy may yet order future vessels, as production continues for international export vessels that have been substantially modernised and updated. However up to 11 vessels were built and a number remain in limited reserve operations with a caretaker crew at reduced readiness or are currently undergoing repair and refit.
Taesun-class  DSRA Helicopter Carrier / landing ship 2 Up to 5 vessels were known to have been produced. They are being slowly replaced by the new Namju-class.
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Helicopter Carrier / landing ship 2 One more on order.
Gwokkantya-class  Belfras Aircraft Carrier 0 The oldest carrier still in service; the Gwokkantya was expected to be replaced by by the indigenous Motyekkoyu-class carriers, but since then, she has had her engine and hull refurbished and electronics upgraded, during the DSRA era. However, following the collapse of the DSRA the warship's age and cost of maintenance prompted naval headquarters to decommissioned it from active service and has been preserved as a museum ship in Kopolcha, Anikatia.
Yeonhap-class  DSRA Battlecruiser 2 Up to 4 were build, the remaining vessels are planned to be operational through 2020.
Sungwon-class  DSRA Guided Missile Cruiser 1 Up to 4 were built but only one vessel remains in service and is planned for decommissioning in 2020, pending replacement.
Yeonggwang-class  DSRA Guided Missile Cruiser 3 The 4 oldest vessels are planned to be overhauled between 2012-2014 and then transferred back into service.
Daesodong-class  DSRA Anti Aircraft / Anti Ship Destroyer 8 Up to 15 vessels were built, they are the principal Anti-surface Warship of the Anikatian Navy.
Pokpung class  DSRA Guided Missile Destroyer 8 All vessels are currently operational.
Yekkwae class  DSRA Destroyer 8 All vessels are currently operational, with a further one under construction and another in sea trials.
Kyobulka-class  DSRA Multi-role Frigate 10 Up to 27 were build and operational in the Anikatian People's Navy Force, which were inherited by the Anikatian Naval Forces, though it remains uncertain how many ships remain active duty but it is thought to be at least 17.
Gyeonggye-class  DSRA Corvette 3 A total of 20 are planned but as of 2011, only 3 have entered service.
Banggarai-class  DSRA Corvette 2 A total of 15 are planned but as of 2012, only 2 have entered service.
Hwalbalhan-class  DSRA Corvette 17 A total of 34 were built and only 17 remain operational, the rest are in reserve storage or have been scrapped.
Gikkeoi-class  DSRA Corvette 8 These ships are designed for coastal patrol and in-shore anti-submarine warfare.
Sango II-class  Anikatia Multipurpose attack submarine 1 Total order for 17 has been placed with 1 current delivered.
Sango I-class  DSRA Multipurpose attack submarine 2 Total order for 17 was placed with 2 current delivered, the rest will be built as improved Sango II-classes.
Tolmuksango II-class  Anikatia Ballistic Missile Submarine 6 Total order for 22 has been placed with 6 current delivered.
Tolmuksango I-class  DSRA Ballistic Missile Submarine 2 Total order for 22 was placed with 2 delivered, the rest will be built as improved Tolmuksango II-classes.
Imgui-class  DSRA Ballistic Missile Submarine 1 One vessel active out of a total four built, although three remain in reserve storage.
Haema II-class  DSRA Ballistic Missile Submarine 10 Total 16 were built by Democratic Socialist Republic of Anikatia, with 10 remaining in service the rest have been scrapped.
Haema III-class  DSRA Ballistic Missile Submarine 11 Total 11 were built by Democratic Socialist Republic of Anikatia.
Hukkorae II-class  DSRA Ballistic Missile Submarine 1 Total 1 was converted and updated from the Hukkorae I-class.
Koraesango II-class  DSRA Guided Missile Submarine 8 Total 10, Currently 8 remains in active service.
Korae II-class  DSRA Guided Missile Submarine 4 Total 8, Currently 4 remains in active service.
Korae I-class  DSRA Guided Missile Submarine 0 Total 11 were built but all have been scrapped.
Myongtae II-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 14 Total 14, Currently 14 remains in service.
Myongtae I-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 3 Total 8, Currently 3 remains in service while a further 4 are in reserve storage and the remaining 4 have been retired and scrapped. Currently 2 earlier vessels are undergoing overhaul and modernization at Kopolcha shipyard from 2011 to 2014, to the latest levels.
Kalmaegi II-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 6 Total 6 were built and currently all 6 remain in active service.
Kalmaegi I-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 0 Total 2 were built, and they remain in reserve and storage.
Chongori-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 1 Total 1 was built, it is being reactivated and will be in active service by 2016.
Songoryu III-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 1 Total 32 were built, and 10 remain in active service with a further 6 in reserve storage and the rest have been retired and scrapped.
Improved Kodungo-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 1 A total of 10 vessels has been planned.
Kodungo-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 2 Total of 10 was planned but these will be built as Improved Kodungo-classes
Chongo II-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 12 Total 15, only 12 active service the rest remain in reserve. Small diesel-electric submarine class intended for anti-shipping and anti-submarine operations in relatively shallow waters.
Chongo I-class  DSRA Attack Submarine 16 Total 20, only 16 active service the rest remain in reserve. Small diesel-electric submarine class intended for anti-shipping and anti-submarine operations in relatively shallow waters.
Minesweepers, Landing Ships, Patrol Boats, Auxiliary Combat Ships
Poryeul-class  DSRA Landing Ship 4 Amphibious assault deployment role. Total of 8 were built, 4 remain in service.
Nakbantol-class  DSRA Minesweeper 11 These vessel make up the primary ocean minesweeping role within the Anikatian navy. Total of 21 were built, 11 remain in service.
Yanyaem-class  DSRA Minesweeper 4 The larger and more modern Yanyaem vessels support the smaller Nakvaynt in minesweeping role.
Mae-class  DSRA Patrol Boat 18 Primary multipurpose patrol vessels able to perform a range of coastal defense duties, including various border protection, anti-piracy, and rescue operation roles.
Busitdol-class  DSRA Support Training Ship 4 The primary mission of these vessels is to support training exercises of other ships.
Amphibious hovercrafts
Ayaesuk-class  DSRA Air-cushioned landing craft 0 Used as a large fast amphibious landing assault ship. All 11 vessels are currently in storage.
Eobeunik-class  DSRA Air-cushioned landing craft 4 Used as a small fast amphibious landing assault ship.
Borya-class  DSRA Air-cushioned landing craft 2 Used for coastal defense and patrol duties against surface vessels, large and small.
Auxiliary Ships, Support Ships, Non-Combat Ships
Olbeukka-class  DSRA Fleet Replenishment Ship 8 The primary mission is to provide logistical support to the Anikatian Navy during day-to-day operations, expeditionary forces or strategic projection deployments, and for humanitarian and disaster relief operations.
Namsaeng-class  DSRA Fleet Oiler 6 Used as the primary fleet replenishment oilers for major seagoing operations.
Gonggeup-class  DSRA Fleet Replenishment Vessel 7 Used as the primary swift support vessel to complement the Orlovka vessels in to refueling, rearming, and restocking ships.
Uragobu-class  DSRA Command & Control Ship 1 Used by the Anikatian People's Navy Force for electronic intelligence, missile tracking, space tracking, and communications relay roles; currently undergoing modernisation and refit.

Aircraft inventory

Aircraft Image Origin Role In service Notes
Fighter Aircraft
Ay-05 Ay-05NG side view.png  DSRA Multirole fighter aircraft 75 Total 275, with most in reserve storage only 75 active service and a further 75 in reduced readiness.
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 Anikatia Stealth fighter aircraft 12 Total of 340 have been ordered
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 Anikatia V/STOLStealth fighter aircraft 24 Total of 140 have been ordered.
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 Anikatia Stealth fighter aircraft 36 Total of 144 have been ordered.
Yuk-31M Yuk-31 sideview.png  DSRA V/STOL multirole fighter aircraft 24 Total of 72, with most in reserve storage only 24 in active service.
Strike Aircraft
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 Anikatia Ground-attack/fighter-bomber aircraft 60 Total 226, with most in reserve storage only 60 in active service.
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 DSRA Maritime strike/Strategic bomber aircraft 48 Total of 55, with most in reserve storage only 48 in active service.
Surveillance Aircraft
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 DSRA Maritime patrol aircraft 18
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 DSRA AEW&C aircraft 4
Tu-62EW3 Iv-62EW side.png  Anikatia Carrier-based AEW&C aircraft 44
Refueling Aircraft
Ny-112MDTT Ny-112DTT side.png  DSRA Tanker aircraft 3
Transport Aircraft
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 DSRA Heavy transport aircraft 8
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 DSRA Carrier-based transport aircraft 12
Transport/Utility Helicopters
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 DSRA anti-submarine Helicopter/ assault transport helicopter 192 Total 315, with most in reserve storage only 192 in active service.
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 DSRA Utility S/VTOL aircraft 60
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Attack helicopter 32 A further 16 are on order.
Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare
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 Anikatia Reconnaissance aircraft 16
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 Anikatia Electronic Warfare aircraft 40 Being replaced by Ay-05NGE
Aymovski SUCAV-K
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Unmanned aerial combat vehicle 4 At least an additional 40 on order.

Anikatian Naval Infantry

The Anikatian Marine Corps is a branch of the Anikatian Navy. It is used as a component part of amphibious, airborne and amphibious-airborne operations, alone or in accordance with formations and units of the Army in order to capture parts of the seashore, islands, ports, fleet bases, coast airfields and other coast objects of the enemy. It can also be used to defend naval bases, vital areas of the shore, separate islands and coast objects, security of hostile areas.