The crew of a large anti-submarine ship (BPK) "Marshal Shaposhnikov" on Wednesday held a conspicuous anti-piracy doctrine of command for Navy Tanzania.
The teaching began with a visit to the Tanzanian sailors BOD "Marshal Shaposhnikov", where they were shown samples of armament and equipment of anti-terror groups used in the fight against piracy. In the active phase of the exercise were used boat Navy Tanzania, who played the role of a pirate ship. On high performance boats of the Pacific Fleet marines landed on the ship with the captured crew, the ship made a seizure of power and the release of the hostages. For the Pacific Fleet is the fourth sham doctrine to foreign counterparts. Earlier, similar exercises were held in Singapore, Malaysia and the Republic of Seychelles.
The Pacific Fleet experience in combating international piracy is constantly updated and systematized. In addition, the Pacific Fleet on a permanent basis, exchange information with international anti-piracy centers.
According to the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Vladimir Vdovenco actions Pacific Fleet made a great impression on the audience, among whom were representatives of international diplomatic missions in Tanzania. Leaders of the Armed Forces Africa commended the actions of the Russian sailors during the exercise.
BOD "Marshal Shaposhnikov" from February 16 on an unofficial visit at the port of Dar es Salaam United Republic of Tanzania.
It should be noted that this is the first visit to Tanzania Russian warship in the modern history of our country.
During the four-day official visit of the Russian delegation paid a ceremonial visit of the Head of Dar-es-Salaam and Tanzania Navy Commander Major General S.S.Omaru and met aboard the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Republic of Tanzania Alexander earliest.
During his visit to the African republic of the Russian sailors took part in the morning service conducted by Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa Theodoros II.
These days the representatives of the Russian community and local residents had the opportunity to visit with a tour of the Pacific Fleet warship.
After a solemn farewell ceremony today the Russian squad will head to the Indian Ocean for the further implementation of the tasks of combat service.
The eighth group of ships in the Pacific Fleet BOD "Marshal Shaposhnikov" tanker "Irkut" and sea rescue tug "Alatau" on November 2 last year, took a course from Vladivostok in the Indian Ocean. The crew of the Russian ship includes marine units and aviation group with two helicopters carrier-based aircraft, the crews of which are air reconnaissance to identify pirate vessels.