Ships from the Russian North, Baltic and Black Sea fleets have participated in a joint exercise in northern Europe.
“The sailors of the Northern Fleet have practiced episodes in conjunction with the crews of the warships of the Baltic Sea Fleet and the Black Sea for the defence of a group of combat ships in a seaway,” he said today. Tuesday the spokesman of the Russian Northern Fleet, Vadim Serga.
In statements to the press, the captain has specified that the combat training has been carried out in the Baltic Sea.
During the maneuvers, the crew of the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser has put their combat equipment to the test, including the new Kinzhal hypersonic missile system and the AK-130 naval automatic guns practicing air defence.
” The sailors of the Northern Fleet have practiced episodes jointly with the crews of the warships of the Baltic Sea Fleet and the Black Sea for the defence of a group of combat ships in a maritime passage, “the spokesman said. the Russian Northern Fleet, captain Vadim Serga.”
The episode of the antisubmarine war is part of the measures that have been practiced in these exercises with the use of anti-submarine warplanes Ka-27 by the anti-submarine ship Severomorsk of the Russian Northern Fleet.
In addition, it was practiced how the reorganization of ships of a naval group into various types of route formation.
The Russian fleets of the North, the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea participated last Sunday, July 29 at the Main Naval Parade of Russia outside St. Petersburg, on the occasion of the country’s Navy Day. The event involved around 40 warships.
In the parade, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the acquisition of 26 ships to reinforce the Russian navy in the midst of tensions with Western countries, especially with the US, which pretexts the “Russian threat” to accumulate military means near the Russian borders.
Previously, on March 1, Putin had presented a series of weapons innovations, fueling the US concern. and several other Western countries for the military might of Moscow.