A detachment of ships and submarines of the Pacific Fleet, making an inter-fleet transition from the Baltic to Kamchatka, is preparing to leave the Red Sea. A rescue ship joined the squadron.
According to a source in the Russian defense industry, the detachment is preparing to cross the Bab el-Mandeb Strait in order to leave the Red Sea and into the Gulf of Aden. There is no official confirmation of this information, since the Ministry of Defense does not cover this inter-fleet transition.
A detachment of ships and submarines of the Pacific Fleet, led by the "Gremyashchiy" corvette, will soon leave the Red Sea for the Gulf of Aden
- leads TASS source words
Earlier it was reported that on September 23 "Varshavyanka" and the corvette reached the Suez Canal and began its passage, leaving the Red Sea. On September 24, in the Red Sea, the rescue and tugboat "Kapitan Guryev" of the Chernomorsky joined the squadron fleet, which will accompany the detachment for a while. The tugboat "Kapitan Guryev" from the squadron of rescue vessels of the Novorossiysk Naval Base of the Black Sea Fleet provided the Russian team in the international diving all-around competition "Glubina-2021", which was held in the port of Konarak, Islamic Republic of Iran, in August this year and has not yet returned to Novorossiysk.
A Pacific Fleet detachment consisting of the "Gremyashchy" corvette and two Project 636.3 submarines "Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky" and "Volkhov" is following a "southern route" across the Indian Ocean to Kamchatka to the places of their permanent deployment.