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As part of the practical activities of the command post exercise, which is taking place in the Northern Fleet under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, the forces and troops of the Northern Fleet have worked out the exit from the basing points to the dispersal areas. From the main bases of the Northern Fleet on the Kola Peninsula (Severomorsk, Polyarny and Gadzhievo), ships and submarines were withdrawn, and their anti-mine protection was worked out. Small anti-submarine and missile ships, as well as base minesweepers of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces and a strategic nuclear missile cruiser, were involved in the withdrawal of ships to sea.

At the same time, two naval trawling groups are operating in the Barents Sea, consisting of the sea minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko, base minesweepers Kolomna, Yelnya, Yadrin and Solovetsky Yunga, a naval strike group consisting of small missile ships Iceberg and Dawn “, a ship search and strike group consisting of small anti-submarine ships” Snezhnogorsk “,” Brest “and” Yunga “, as well as submarines and the frigate” Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov “, which is also involved in the performance of combat training tasks of the command post exercise in the western part of the Barents Sea.

The coastal and ground forces of the Northern Fleet have practiced bringing them to the highest degree of combat readiness and entering designated areas to conduct maneuverable defense, search and destroy sabotage and reconnaissance groups of a simulated enemy.

The Marines have strengthened the units for the protection of military facilities and, first of all, the headquarters of the Northern Fleet.

The tasks of counter-sabotage defense of submarine basing points were worked out by servicemen of special-purpose detachments to combat submarine sabotage forces and means.

Air defense units worked out building up the radar field in the Arctic and putting on high alert anti-aircraft missile divisions equipped with S-400 and S-300 systems stationed on the Kola Peninsula and the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.

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