Russian Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea
The flagship of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF), the guided-missile cruiser "Moskva" led the group of ships of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean, told reporters on Friday the head of information management BSF Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev.
"Today is the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, the guided-missile cruiser" Moskva ", completing the transition from the Atlantic Ocean, came to the meeting with the ships of the Russian Navy permanent connection in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. On the cruiser razmeshen operational command headquarters compound of the Navy, which includes ships of the Black Sea, the Baltic and Pacific fleets operating on a single plan, "- he said.
According Trukhacheva in ocean zone cruiser firing cruise missiles carried on surface targets and air targets, and visited with the business approaches of the ports of Portugal, Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that the guided-missile cruiser "Moskva" September 10 was the Strait of Gibraltar and headed for the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. A week later, the cruiser came to the meeting area with ships standing task force of the Navy.
Missile cruiser "Moskva" left Sevastopol on a long hike on July 3 this year.