The Russian Imperial House will take patronage over the Baltic Fleet ship

MOSCOW, April 24 — RIA Novosti. The Russian Imperial House will sign on Wednesday in Kronstadt agreement patronage over the escort ship of the Baltic Fleet of Russia "Yaroslav the Wise", told reporters on Tuesday the head of the press service of the Western Military District, Colonel Andrei Bobrun.

"Sponsorship agreement will be signed in a festive atmosphere in the building of the Kronstadt naval officers meeting (now — the theater of the Baltic Fleet.) At the signing ceremony will be attended by the head of the Russian Imperial House, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna and heir, Grand Duke Georgy Mikhailovich," — said Bobrun.

As the representative of the county, the purpose of signing the contract — the "propaganda of the historical heritage" and the military-patriotic education.

The signing of the contract mentoring will take place within the framework of the official visit of the Russian Imperial House in Russia.

"Yaroslav the Wise" — Project 11540 frigate, which became part of the Baltic Fleet in 2009. He is one of the most modern ships of the Navy (Navy), Russia. The ship’s tonnage of 4.25 million tons, it carries various missile and artillery weapons. In addition, the TFR "Yaroslav the Wise" has its own air group consisting of a Ka-27 helicopter.

In 2011, the TFR "Yaroslav the Wise" took part in a long voyage squadron of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship captain second rank Alexei Suglobov.

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