Northern Fleet will be sent to the Gulf of Aden to fight pirates

Large anti- ship (BOD) "Vice-admiral Fists "was released in landfills combat training Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea. This was told in the press service of the Western Military Area. Now the crew BOD finishes preparations for further distant campaigns, reports "Russian newspaper"

Ship for the first time, to protect civilian shipping routes in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa from pirates. Previously, there had been serving a heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser "Peter the stately", a huge anti-submarine ships "North," "Admiral Chabanenko "and"Admiral Levchenko. "

Northern Fleet took part in the wiring more 30 international convoys, escorted more 100 Russian and foreign vessels. In addition, the military sailors Northern Fleet warned hijacking Ocean Diamond and tanker United Emblem, attacked by pirates in the waters Reddish Sea and the Indian Ocean.

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