Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov and Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Chinese Navy, Vice Admiral Tyan Jeong approved the combat orders to conduct the exercise ... After the orders were issued, the leadership and command of the tactical groups immediately began training exercises on the cards for subsequent implementation by the Russians and the Chinese ships plan the teachings "Marine Interaction - 2017" to practice at sea- told Matveyev.
The first phase of the Marine Interaction-2017 exercise was held from 22 to 27 July in the Baltic Sea. The second stage runs from 18 to September 26 based on the Pacific Fleet.
The marine phase of the exercise will take place from 22 to 26 September in the waters of the Japan and southern Okhotsk seas. It employs about 15 ships and submarines, two deep-sea rescue vehicles, four anti-submarine aircraft and four ship-based helicopters from the Pacific Fleet and the Chinese Navy, reports RIA News.