Two huge amphibious assault ships (BDK), Black Sea Fleet (BSF) "Novocherkassk" and "Nicholas Phylchenkov"Completed tasks in the Mediterranean Sea, and stood on the repair in Sebastopol, told reporters on Thursday the official dealer of the Black Sea Fleet Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev.
So Makar, the two landing craft lately will not take part in the exercises mezhflotskih Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Syria. At the current time there is a BDK Black Sea Fleet "Saratov".
"Huge Black Sea Fleet amphibious ships"Novocherkassk"And"Nicholas Phylchenkov"After returning to Sevastopol from the Mediterranean initiated activities mezhpohodovogo repair," — said Trukhachev.
He recalled that since the beginning of December last year in the squad BDK Black Sea Fleet ships led by the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet Guards missile cruiser "Moskva" doing tasks in a far sea zone.
According to him, during this period "Nicholas Phylchenkov"Passed over 4,000 nautical miles, and the BDK"Novocherkassk"Only in the last six months was about 8,000 nautical miles, with all this 10 times followed the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits eight times.
"On his return to base crew BDK"Nicholas Phylchenkov"Began planning repairs navigation, and" Novocherkassk "preparing for docking, after which begin to prepare for the role in the activation of vernal Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group" BLACKSEAFOR "- said the officer.