Today in Primorye and Kamchatka began large-scale regional exercise involving more than 40 warships and auxiliary vessels of the Pacific Fleet, 20 aircraft and helicopters, and about three thousand men.
"The main purpose of the exercise — to check the readiness of naval forces, the fight against terrorism at sea and on land, the protection of natural resources. Exercises will be held in two stages within 15 days of the Sea of Japan and the Avacha Bay. In total, during the active phase is planned to ten local exercises "- told RIA" Novosti "Pacific Fleet spokesman Captain First Rank Roman Martov.
He noted that during the maneuver will not only work out the interaction of troops and naval forces, but exercise will involve MVD, FSB, the Ministry of Transport and other structures. "With them, the fleet will work for the elimination of the consequences of acts of terrorism and man-made accidents on public facilities, safety of navigation and to assist vessels in distress," — said the agency interlocutor.
Recall, from 13 to 20 July this year in the Far East for a large-scale military exercises. The alarm was raised at the same time 160 million people, more than thousands of armored vehicles, 70 ships, 130 aircraft and helicopters. It was reported that the results of past abrupt maneuvers were so revealing that their follow-up can be changed by one of the fundamental documents of Russian military — Plan of defense, like the newspaper "Sight". In particular, following the sudden inspection by the TSB in the army, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has decided to fivefold increase of ammunition allocated to the firings.