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A detachment of ships of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL), consisting of a small missile ship (MRK) “Veliky Ustyug” “and a sea tug MB-58, began to fulfill the planned tasks of combat service in the Caspian Sea.

The crews practice combat training tasks to ensure the safety of navigation and other types of maritime economic activities of the Russian Federation, and also demonstrate the flag of the Russian Federation in the Caspian sea zone.

In addition, the crew of the Veliky Ustyug MRK will perform training artillery firing at sea and air targets, as well as at a mock-up of a floating sea mine, at sea combat training ranges. The MB-58 crew will work out the tasks and measures to prepare the emergency facility for towing.

During the period of combat service, the crews of the ships travel hundreds of nautical miles and practice a number of ship exercises and trainings, including joint maneuvering of ships, exercises for survivability, conducting anti-submarine sabotage, anti-aircraft defense, as well as mine protection of the ship in an unprotected roadstead.

In total, in 2021, the KFL ships sailed about 50 thousand nautical miles. During the sea voyages, the crews spent about 700 days at sea and conducted more than 20 different exercises at sea.

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