In the Norwegian Sea during the second phase of the international naval exercise "Northern Eagle-2012" large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet 'Admiral Chabanenko ", frigate Coast Guard Navy Norway" Nordkarp "and destroyer guided missile" Farragot "U.S. Navy carried out a complex artillery firing on surface targets.
At this stage, the teachings of which are run by the Norwegian party on board the frigate Coast Guard "Nordkapp" is also planned for the ship's air defense exercise, which will be involved, and F-16 aircraft of the Air Force in Norway.
Over the past days the ships — the participants of the international doctrine successfully fulfilled episodes of joint Inspection operations contingent of intruders. Russian, Norwegian and American sailors were also successfully carried out a rescue operation to assist the vessel in distress probation.
Subsequent episodes international exercise will be played in two areas of the Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea in turn led the American and Russian sides. It is expected that part of the Barents Sea in the international naval exercise will take and the Northern Fleet naval aviation — the ship's Su-33, anti-IL-38, the ship's helicopter Ka-27.
Exercise "Northern Eagle" in the Arctic region has been held for the fourth time. Traditionally, its aim is to develop cooperation with the navies of foreign countries on combating terrorism, piracy, and the implementation of the rescue operations.
Completed naval exercise "Northern Eagle-2012" on August 25, calling the ships in the main base of the Northern Fleet — Severomorsk, the press service of the Western Military District.