On the ball
Group of warships of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) in the patrol ship "Sharp-witted" and the rescue ship "EPRON" by performing tasks in the Mediterranean, returned to Sevastopol, the press service of the Ministry of Defense.
The ship and the salvage ship participated in ongoing since 2004 on a regular basis of bilateral Russian-Italian exercise "Ionieks-2011."
The sailors of the two countries have worked together organizing Inspection operations designed to prevent illicit trafficking in arms, ammunition and contraband, drugs. The ships carried artillery fire, conducted exercises in search and attack submarine, worked in cooperation to assist the ship in distress.
Rescue ship Epron
To ensure the implementation of tasks on board ships are divisions of Marines from the Marine Brigade's Black Sea Fleet, which served as the group of anti-terror groups and Inspection.