Ship detachment Russia's Pacific Fleet returned to Vladivostok after participating in Naval Interaction-2016 exercise
Ship detachment of Russia’s Pacific Fleet, including Admiral Tributs and Admiral Vinogradov large ASW ships, Peresvet large landing ship, Alatau sea tug and Pechenga tanker, returned to Vladivostok after participating in the Naval Interaction-2016, joint Russian-Chinese exercise, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
The exercise was held on September 12-19 in the aerial, coastal, and naval zones of the South China Sea.
Russian and Chinese seamen performed tasks on ship defense, searching, rescuing and convoying of vessels as well as detecting and identifying aerial objects, and carried out artillery firing against naval targets.
The servicemen of both countries performed landing operation on the simulated captured island at the final stage of the exercise.
Such exercises are held by the Navy of Russia and China regularly. These events are aimed at strengthening military cooperation of two countries.