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Baltic Fleet will participate in multinational training exercise FRUKUS 2013

Baltic Fleet will participate in multinational training exercise FRUKUS 2013 29.01.2013
Text: Western Military District Press Service
Photo: mil.ru
First planning conference of the FRUKUS-2013 joint naval exercise is taking place in Paris on January 29th. Commanding officers of Russian, French, British, and American navies participating in the maneuvers attend the conference.

Russia is represented by Baltic Fleet (BF) delegation headed by temporary acting training chief Capt 1 rank Valerie Horun. Participants will discuss concept, organization, plan, main episodes of FRUKUS, drills area and participating warships.

The FRUKUS joint naval exercise is the annual four-lateral training activity aimed at practicing joint actions at sea within multinational task groups.

Main planning conference will be held in March, 2013, and final planning conference - in May. 2013. FRUKUS 2013 training exercise will take place near in France water area. Last year it first took place Baltic Sea, next to Russia's territorial waters.

The exercise's history goes back to 1988. Originally, it had a name of RUKUS (Russia, UK, US). In 2003, France was invited to join the exercise. Since that time it is called FRUKUS and held on the four-lateral basis.

Through its history, the FRUKUS exercise has developed from series of negotiations into headquarter trainings, and in 1996 it turned into practical exercise at sea. It is held annually in one of the participating countries by rotation. In past years, it took place in different regions of the Atlantic (near France in 2009, Great Britain in 2010, the USA in 2011).

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