Login

 

Forgot password?
Vote
Will Russian Black Sea Fleet leave Ukrainian territory in the near future?
 Hope so
 No
 Never!
History of votings
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards frigate training Gulf of Aden Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei procurements policy Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg financing tests France Bulava Yury Dolgoruky US Navy Serdiukov Mediterranean cruise Zvezdochka NATO innovations United Shipbuilding Corporation Indian Navy Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiral Gorshkov Admiralteyskie Verfi Vladivostok Mistral accident hijacking corvettes overhaul Admiral Kuznetsov Russia - France anniversary Rosoboronexport Vysotsky ceremony event Yantar Severomorsk defense order negotiations conflict aircraft China deployment naval aviation Black Sea Putin investigations Varyag coast guard Novorossiysk Vikramaditya landing craft Far East crime marines Severnaya Verf meeting scandals memorials traditions Syria Japan statistics South Korea escort Yasen Neustrashimy tenders convoys Marshal Shaposhnikov Admiral Chabanenko Ukrainian Navy Severodvinsk Chirkov problems reinforcement tension firings tragedy technology frontier service Baltic Sea Caspian Flotilla Almaz Moskva provocation search and rescue hostages upgrade court Dmitry Donskoy keel laying rumors Turkey Kaliningrad Kilo class Petr Veliky World War II Atalanta helicopters Admiral Panteleyev shipwreck death Norway Rubin Admiral Vinogradov Russia-Norway launching delivery

 

Search
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
 
Tell a friend Print version

Pacific Fleet Ships to Attend RIMPAC Exercise for First Time Ever

Pacific Fleet Ships to Attend RIMPAC Exercise for First Time Ever 18.05.2012
Text: Eastern Military District Press Service
Photo: Eastern Military District Press Service
Pacific Fleet (PF) warships will take part in the RIMPAC-2012 large-scale joint exercise for the first time ever.

PF task unit comprising destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, tanker Boris Butoma, and seagoing rescue tug Fotiy Krylov will leave Vladivostok in June and set a course for Hawaii.

According to the exercise scenario, it is planned to practice interaction amid naval assets from numerous countries.

The RIMPAC exercise is held once in two years since 1971. The first exercise was attended by ships of the US, Canada, and Australia.

The coming exercise will be the 23-th one. This time it will incorporate 45 ships from 22 countries.

Formerly, Russia delegated only Pacific Fleet officers as the exercise observers. This year it was decided to include PF ships into the RIMPAC-2012 program.

Active phase of the exercise will take place in the Pacific Ocean since July 11 through Aug 2.

Back to the list





Back to news list