Russian fleets to hold naval exercise later this month

Quarta-feira, 2 Janeiro, 2013 - 16:50

 

All four Russian Fleets, - the Northern, Baltic, Black Sea and Pacific Fleets, are due to hold an exercise in the Mediterranean and Black Sea at the end of January.
 
According to the press service of the Russian Defence Ministry, it will be for the first time that war games of such a great scale have been held in recent decades, the games that are due to help improve control and ensure team work between the fleet services in the off-shore maritime zone of the Russian Federation.
 
Marines and paratroopers will specifically embark on landing ships from the North Caucasus beach line. Ship groups are now on the way to the exercise area.