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The Northern Fleet’s warships have deployed to the boundary of the Barents and Norwegian Seas in naval maneuvers to search for a notional enemy’s submarines, the Fleet’s press office reported on Friday.
Axar.az reports citing the Fleets press service`s statement:
"The Northern Fleet’s anti-subsurface warfare forces have launched a large-scale exercise to neutralize a threat from a notional enemy’s submarines in the medium maritime zone. Two surface action groups comprising the small anti-submarine warfare ships Brest, Snezhnogorsk, Yunga and Onega from the Kola All-Arms Force Flotilla and the Belomorsk naval base have deployed to the boundary of the Barents and Norwegian Seas".
"At the concluding stages of the drills, the crews of the anti-submarine warfare ships and aircraft will hold torpedo fire and bombing," according to the statement.
The drills running in the international waters of the Norwegian and Barents Seas will last several days.
Some areas where the combat exercises are underway are closed for civilian shipping.
2019.08.09 / 17:54