The Pacific Fleet began large-scale exercises

Several ship groupings Pacific Fleet (PF) on Thursday left their base and headed into the open part of the sea area to participate in a bilateral command post exercise of the Eastern Military District (OIE).

  "Just to take part in the exercises involved more than 40 ships and boats, 20 support ships, 40 aircraft and helicopters, and seven thousand military and civilian experts" — the press service of the TSB. The main purpose of the exercise would be to check the readiness of naval forces for action in the inter-species groups to ensure the national security of the Russian Federation in the Far East. Part of the Pacific Fleet ships and vessels from the Maritime Sovetskaya Gavan and Kamchatka. Will be actively applied naval aviation and coastal troops of the fleet.

  It is noted that the teaching will take place in three phases and will last for eight days. Sailors will be trained in the areas of the Gulf of Peter the Great, the Tatar Strait and the southern part of the Okhotsk Sea. "During the Pacific Fleet maneuvers will work out issues of cooperation between naval forces and formations, formations TSBs will improve maritime and flight training of crews and ships, aircraft, aviation Pacific Fleet," — said in a statement. "Action will be carried out against ships, vessels and aircraft engaged in terrorist, poaching and other illegal activities without nationality", — the press service of the county. Exercises completed in early July.

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