The grouping of the Caspian Flotilla ships in the Dagestan and Tatarstan missile ships, the small missile ships Grad Sviyazhsk, Uglich, Veliky Ustyug and small artillery ships Astrakhan, Volgodonsk and Makhachkala left the point basing and started exercises in the Caspian Sea.
Interfax was informed in the press service of the Southern Military District that the basic minesweeper “Magomed Hajiyev”, raids minesweepers and a detachment of landing craft with attached support vessels were also involved in the exercises. In total, more than 20 warships, boats and vessels supporting the Caspian flotilla carry out combat training tasks in sea ranges.
“The forces in the sea are commanded by the commander of the Caspian flotilla, Rear Admiral Sergei Pinchuk.These exercises are a planned exercise and complete the combat training of the Caspian Fleet’s ship formations in the summer period of training for the 2017 school year. In the sea, the crews of the ships will carry out a complex of missile and artillery fire at sea, coastal and air targets, “said Colonel Vadim Astafyev, the head of the press service of South Ossetia.
In addition to combat exercises, the crews of ships will work out the joint sailing of ships with different structures at different times of the day, the organization of interaction and communication.