Coast Guard of Georgia

Former Georgian naval ensign, used during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The naval ensign of Georgia from 2004 to 2009.
The Georgian Coast Guard boat P-107 off Batumi in 2010.
Georgian coast guard vessel Sokhumi (P-24)

Maritime arm of the Georgian Border Police, within the Ministry for Internal Affairs.

- Coast Guard of Georgia

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Poti

Port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country.

Port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country.

View of Poti
Phasis river, 19th century
Chapel near the port of Poti
Baku-Tbilisi-Poti railway
The fiber optic cable network being deployed 7/28/08
The Port of Poti, Georgia, in July 2008.

It is also home to a main naval base and the headquarters of the Georgian Navy.

Great emblem of the Black Sea fleet

Black Sea Fleet

Fleet of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov and the Mediterranean Sea.

Fleet of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov and the Mediterranean Sea.

Great emblem of the Black Sea fleet
The Black Sea
Russian fleet under the command of Admiral Fyodor Ushakov, sailing through the Bosphorus
Ivan Aivazovsky. Black Sea Fleet in the Bay of Theodosia, Crimea, just before the Crimean War
The Russian Black Sea Fleet after the battle of Sinope, 1853
The Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, c. 1916
Monument to Heroes of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet Squadron 1941–1944 in Sevastopol, featuring the list of 28 military ships that distinguished themselves in battles with Nazi invaders
Some major ships (including the flagship) of the Soviet and Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, August 2007
Vladimir Putin with Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma on board the Black Sea Fleet's flagship Moskva, July 2001
Exercises of the air defense system regiment of the army corps of the Black Sea Fleet

This time, Ukraine endorsed Tbilisi's claims, turning over several patrol boats to the Georgian Navy and starting to train Georgian crews, but was unable to include in the final fleet deal a transfer of the formerly Poti-based vessels to Georgia.

AM39 under a Dassault Rafale

Exocet

French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

AM39 under a Dassault Rafale
Exocet missile launch
Exocet impact
MM38 onboard German Navy Type 143A Nerz
Sue 204 (Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard) of Argentina's 2nd Navy Squadron, used in the Atlantic Conveyor attack
Stark listing after being hit
Map with Exocet operators in blue and former operators in red

Georgian Navy

Democratic Republic of Georgia

The first modern establishment of a republic of Georgia, which existed from May 1918 through February 1921.

The first modern establishment of a republic of Georgia, which existed from May 1918 through February 1921.

Democratic Republic of Georgia with territorial claims and disputed areas
Nikolay Chkheidze, president of the Georgian Provisional Assembly, later the Constituent Assembly
Democratic Republic of Georgia with territorial claims and disputed areas
National Council meeting, May 26, 1918
British troops marching in Batumi, 1920
Noe Ramishvili became the chairman of the first government of the Republic. In 1930, he was assassinated by a Bolshevik spy in Paris.
The leaders of the Second International visiting Tbilisi, 1918
Fragments of the Constitution of Georgia adopted by the Constituent Assembly of Georgia on 21st February 1921
Noe Zhordania, the chairman of the second and the third government of the Republic
Map of the borders of the territory that was proposed by the Georgian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 for inclusion in the Democratic Republic of Georgia, as well as the territories that after 1921 were part of neighboring states.
Soldiers of the People's Guard of Georgia
A bilingual plaque which reads: "On May 26, 1918, in this hall the National Council of Georgia adopted the act of independence, thereby restoring the statehood of Georgia"

The Georgian navy possessed 1 destroyer, 4 fighter aircraft, 4 torpedo boats, 4 mineboats, and 10 steamboats.

A P-15M missile (SS-N-2c) being unloaded from a former East German Navy Tarantul class missile boat

P-15 Termit

Anti-ship missile developed by the Soviet Union's Raduga design bureau in the 1950s.

Anti-ship missile developed by the Soviet Union's Raduga design bureau in the 1950s.

A P-15M missile (SS-N-2c) being unloaded from a former East German Navy Tarantul class missile boat
INS Chamak (K95) of the Indian Navy fires a P-15 Termit missile
P-15 missile, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
SY-1 Missile
HY-2 Missile
P-15 missiles on parade
P-20 launcher on an Osa II class fast attack craft, with wings folded
Map with P-15 Termit operators in blue and former operators in red
A twin vertical launcher aboard the German corvette Hiddensee. Note the support for the ventral booster.

Georgian Navy, several dozen missiles Delivered from Ukraine, Out of service.

Unloading of P191 "Starobilsk" of Ukrainian Navy

Island-class patrol boat

Class of cutters of the United States Coast Guard.

Class of cutters of the United States Coast Guard.

Unloading of P191 "Starobilsk" of Ukrainian Navy
USCG Sanibel moored in Boston Harbor
Four WPBs transported to the Mediterranean aboard MV BBC Spain
USCGC {{USCGC|Anacapa|WPB-1335|2}} sinks derelict {{ship||Ryou-Un Maru||2}} fishing vessel with fire hose, 5 April 2012.

Georgian Coast Guard – two ships via EDA in September 2016

Border Police of Georgia

Primary border guarding force and coast guard in the country of Georgia, and is under command of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Primary border guarding force and coast guard in the country of Georgia, and is under command of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Ceremonial Ensign of the Coast Guard
Flag of the Special Aviation Main Office
Flag of the Rapid Reaction Directorate

The Border Police is composed of three internal departments: the Land Border Defence Department, the Special Aviation Main Office, and the Coast Guard.

Matka-class missile boat

NATO reporting name for a group of hydrofoil missile boats built for the Soviet Navy .

NATO reporting name for a group of hydrofoil missile boats built for the Soviet Navy .

On 9 August 2008 during the 2008 South Ossetia war, several media outlets reported that Tbilisi had been sunk in a nighttime action, either by a SS-N-9 "Siren" (likely from a ship) or a SS-N-12 "Sandbox" (from the ) fired by the Russian navy, which was moving a flotilla into position to enforce a 50 nmi Total Exclusion Zone (TEZ) around the Georgian Navy's main homeport of Poti.

Alexander Javakhishvili (admiral)

Alexander Javakhishvili (ალექსანდრე ჯავახიშვილი; Александр Давидович Джавахишвили; February 18, 1932 – July 31, 2017) was a Georgian rear-admiral and commander of the Georgian navy from 1991 to 1996.

Ukrainian Sea Guard BG57 Mykolaiv

Stenka-class patrol boat

NATO reporting name for a class of patrol boats built for the Soviet Navy and Soviet Allies.

NATO reporting name for a class of patrol boats built for the Soviet Navy and Soviet Allies.

Ukrainian Sea Guard BG57 Mykolaiv

Georgian Navy – 2 boats (1 – "Batumi" was scrapped in 2006, another - Giorgi Toreli sunk in the Battle off the coast of Abkhazia)