2018 May 16 17:50

Northern Fleet search-and-rescue forces take part in Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise

RF Navy’s Northern Fleet search-and-rescue forces are ready for the Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.

The exercise involves Nikolay Chiker rescue tug, Il-38 ASW aircraft, Ka-27PS, and Ilya Muromets multifunctional ice-breaker. 

The Barents is the only annual Russia-Norway exercise held in the Arctic region.

It is held in accordance with intergovernmental agreement signed by Russia and Norway in October 4, 1995.