Interfleet task force holds drills in Baltic Sea
Pursuant to the High Command of the Navy Plan on Interfleet Cooperation, over ten warships of the Northern, Black Sea and Baltic fleets have started tactical training in the Baltic Sea, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
The drills are held at the stage as forces are returning back to home stations after the Main Naval Parade.
An interfleet task forces is made up of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, nuclear-powered submarine Orel, major ASW ship Severomorsk, frigate Admiral Makarov, major amphibious ships Ivan Gren, Korolyov, Minsk, corvettes Boiky, Soobrazitelny, diesel-electric submarines Vladikavkaz and Dmitrov. The task force shall train counter-saboteur, minesweeping, air defence, ASW missions in the Baltic Sea.
It is planned that forces will also practice an amphibious assault on the training ground of the Baltic Fleet.
Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Korolyov stated that ships of three fleet will have a great opportunity to train joint actions on the way back to home stations having participated in the Main Naval Parade.