MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
After a long voyage, the ships of the Pacific Fleet returned to Vladivostok, which for more than two months supported the operations of detachments of ships in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, the vessels took part in a training exercise with a grouping of forces in the far sea zone, which was held in the central part of the Pacific Ocean.
In particular, tankers “Irkut” and “Boris Butoma”, hydrographic vessel “Marshal Gelovani”, hospital ship “Irtysh”, sea tugs arrived at the point of permanent deployment.
During the voyage, the tankers carried out more than 25 refueling of warships with fuel and water. Replenishment of supplies was carried out both in drift and on the move, in accordance with weather conditions.
The large sea tanker Boris Butoma made business calls at the ports of Vietnam and the Philippines.
During the cruise, the hydrographic vessel Marshal Gelovani carried out hydrometeorological and hydrographic work for about 15 thousand linear kilometers, installed 7 hydrological stations, carried out almost 400 hydrometeorological weather observations, and also implemented a research program in the central part of the Pacific Ocean.
All the tasks to support the grouping of the Pacific Fleet ships were fulfilled by the vessels of the auxiliary fleet in full.
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