Forces Naval Fleet in the Mediterranean, including in the area of Syria, will be backfilled to 10 warships, told reporters on Friday in St. Petersburg Chief of the Navy, Admiral Viktor Chirkov Russian Federation, according to RIA Novosti.
Currently composed of constant operational connections are huge amphibious ships «Relight», «Admiral Nevel», «Minsk», «Novocherkassk», «Alexander Shabalin» large anti-submarine ship «Admiral Panteleyev» and patrol ship «Brave.» Recently, in the group will Guards missile cruiser «Moskva», patrol ship «Smetliviy» and a large landing ship «Nikolai Fil’chenkov.»
«Puzzles maximum clear. Avoid the smallest danger borders and national security. This is the practice of all the fleets of the world — to be where growing tensions. All of them operate according to plan operational command in the distant sea area «- said Teals.
He stressed that, taking into account the evolving nature of the military-political situation in the Mediterranean forces buildup began in 2012. Since December last year the Navy to begin the task of constant naval presence in the eastern Mediterranean. For the improvement of management by ships and support vessels operating tasks in the Mediterranean, are summarized in operative connection with the May 1, 2013 governing body formed by the compound — operational command in the far sea zone.