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Pacific Fleet Ships Exercise off Kamchatka


Pacific Fleet Ships Exercise off Kamchatka 08.10.2012
Text: Eastern Military District Press Service
Photo: Eastern Military District Press Service
Pacific Fleet (PF) harbor defense force is holding a tactical exercise jointly with submarines. This activity is a closing stage of summer training period.

PF corvettes MPK-82, Moroz, and Smerch, minesweepers MT-264 and MT-265 from the harbor defense brigade commanded by Capt 1 Rank Vasily Opryshko are carrying out raining tasks in the Avachinskaya Bay.

At the first stage, the ships practiced joint maneuvering and held damage control drills.

In the closing stages of the exercise, harbor defense ships will perform gun and missile firing at a dummy sea target. In total, crews will carry out over 15 combat training activities.

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