RF Navy’s Pacific Fleet detachment to conduct exercise East China Sea
The detachment of the Pacific Fleet consisted of the missile cruiser Varyag, major ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and major sea tanker Boris Butoma continues long-distance mission in Pacific Rim, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
Servicemen practiced tasks in search and tracking a submarine of a mock enemy. The crew of Admiral Panteleev in cooperation with the naval aviation group provided the flights of the Ka-27 anti-submarine helicopters.
The ships crews train combat tasks on organization of air defence and communications, as well as conduct exercises of combat survivability.
A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet left Vladivostok for a long three-month sailing on October 1. The ships will take part in several activities envisaged by the plans of the international military cooperation of the Ministry of Defence, including the Indra Navy 2018 bilateral Russian-Indian naval exercise. Earlier, on October 15, the Pacific Fleet ships completed a business visit to the Republic of Korea.