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In the central part of the Pacific Ocean, an operational exercise is being conducted by the diverse forces of the Pacific Fleet (PF). The event is taking place in accordance with the plan for the preparation of the military command and control bodies of the Pacific Fleet’s forces (troops) for 2021.

The naval tactical groups of the fleet, having made a transition of about 4 thousand km from their bases and areas of duty, deployed the grouping in the designated area.

Up to 20 surface warships, submarines and support vessels are involved in the exercise in the far sea zone, including the flagship of the Navy of the Guards of the Order of Nakhimov, the missile cruiser Varyag, the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleev equipped with guided missile weapons, the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov “, Corvettes” Loud “,” Perfect “and” Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov “, the ship of the measuring complex” Marshal Krylov “, as well as logistics vessels.

Also, about 20 aircraft are involved in the exercise, including long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142mz, high-altitude fighter-interceptors MiG-31BM and other aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Within the framework of the exercise, the tasks of controlling a heterogeneous grouping of forces at a considerable distance from the basing points during the protection and defense of sea (ocean) communications, as well as organizing the interaction of the operational grouping of ships and aviation to search and track submarines and naval groupings of the imaginary enemy, are practiced.

The general leadership of the operational exercise of heterogeneous forces in the central part of the Pacific Ocean is carried out by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants.

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