Parade lineup being formed in Vladivostok for Russian Navy Day
The Pacific Fleet’s ships and auxiliary vessels started mooring in the Amur Bay water area to take part in the Russian Navy Day parade, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
The Pacific Fleet flagship Guards Order of Nakhimov missile cruiser Varyag is to lead the formation. She will be followed by a large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev, destroyer Bystry, hospital ship Irtysh, the Baltic Fleet’s training ship Perekop. The intelligence vessel Kurily, small ASW ship Koreyets, R-79 missile boat, BT-256 harbour minesweeper, B-187 large diesel submarine will be moored further in the line. The border ship Komandor will close the parade lineup.
In total, 28 sets of roadstead equipment were beforehand installed to form the parade line-up.
The ship parade general rehearsal is to take place in Vladivostok on 26 July, and the parade itself will be held on 29 July. Rear Admiral Sergei Zhuga, the Commander of the Primorye All-Arms Flotilla, has been appointed to command the parade.