What is known about the large-scale exercises of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean

In the Mediterranean Sea they are preparing for the beginning of the most large-scale exercises of the Russian Navy lately. The Russian Defense Ministry reports that 25 ships and vessels of various purpose will take part in the maneuvers. At the head of the ship group is the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser.

What is known about the large-scale exercises of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean

It is noted that the ships of most Russian fleets will be involved in the exercises: the Baltic, Black Sea, Northern, and also Caspian flotilla.

Also, the exercises are connected with the air component. It will cover 30 airplanes, including the Tu-160 strategic missile carriers, the Su-33 fighters, and the long-range anti-submarine aircraft (DPLS), the Tu-142MK.

The scenario of large-scale maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea is associated with the development of a set of tasks for air defense. The defense department reports that military personnel will also work out anti-sabotage defense tasks. In addition, the exercises will be related to mine action.

The exercise starts on Saturday 1 September and will last until 8 September. From the message of the Ministry of Defense:
In accordance with the training plan of the Russian Armed Forces under the leadership of Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, in the period from 1 to 8 September 2018, a large-scale exercise will be held in the Mediterranean Sea of ​​the Russian Navy and Air Force.

  • Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. t-4
    30 August 2018 13: 16
    It will cover 30 aircraft, including strategic Tu-160 missile carriers, Su-33 fighter jets, Tu-142MK long-range anti-submarine aircraft (DLS).

    So it's a deck.
    1. +2
      30 August 2018 14: 31
      That's it - September 1! Day of Knowledge! Is everything right when studying as if not on the day of knowledge? fellow soldier
      1. 0
        30 August 2018 15: 04
        Quote: For example
        That's it - September 1! Day of Knowledge! Is everything right when studying as if not on the day of knowledge? fellow soldier

        September 1 is the anniversary of the world's largest meat grinder.
        1. 0
          30 August 2018 20: 20
          actually September 2nd.
    2. 0
      30 August 2018 15: 46
      So it's a deck.

      So in other similar articles, in addition to this, they claim that a squadron of 10 ships and 2 submarines is the most powerful unit of the Navy in Syria for all time. Completely forgetting that one "Peter the Great" is more powerful than all 10 ships. hi
  2. 0
    30 August 2018 13: 20
  3. +1
    30 August 2018 13: 26
    smile Something was discovered late in the hunting season, the 18 of August was laid ... wink
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  5. +6
    30 August 2018 13: 56
    A good place is chosen for maneuvers. And I won’t be surprised if the Syrian army, during these maneuvers, tries to suppress the terrorists in Idlib. angry
    1. +2
      30 August 2018 14: 25
      Knight's move. Even in Idlib will not be surprised now wassat
  6. +9
    30 August 2018 15: 32
    None of these are maneuvers naturally. The fleet came to close Syria from a strike from the sea. As Kuzya and Petya came to cover the battle for Aleppo at one time. Our battle won - they left. So it is now. They will win the battle for Idlib - the bulk of the fleet will leave. And in order to secure their freedom of action, they closed the area of ​​the type for training. request
    1. +2
      30 August 2018 20: 41
      We wish our good luck and wisdom!
  7. 0
    1 September 2018 12: 12
    Very expensive show-offs that will not hurt to strike at Syria remotely. There are many tools and opportunities.

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