MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the warships of the Caspian Flotilla, the Naval Forces of Iran, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, after the completion of the Sea Cup competition of the International Army Games 2021, will take part in a joint naval exercise. This was announced by the head of the Russian delegation, Deputy Commander of the Caspian Flotilla, Rear Admiral Sergei Yekimov.
“Our meetings with the Iranian Naval Forces are annual and constant. Last year we also met not only at the site of the International Army Games, but also conducted joint exercises, which were adequately appreciated by both the command of the Naval Forces (Iran) and the command of the Russian Navy. In all our events, the main goal is to work out interaction, understanding each other. After all, the basis of sailors’ actions at sea is friendship.
Immediately after the end of the Sea Cup, we will have joint exercises, in which warships of the Russian Navy, the Navy, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan will take part. For several days we will be practicing joint actions here in the Caspian Sea, ”said Rear Admiral Sergei Yekimov in the Iranian port of Anzali.
The ARMI-2021 Sea Cup competition, which is being held for the first time in Iran (Azerbaijan was the host country in the previous few years), is attended by small missile and artillery ships of the navies of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Iran and Russia. The Caspian Flotilla is represented by the small missile ships Makhachkala and Astrakhan. The command ship carrying the heads of delegations of all countries is the SB-738 rescue tug of the search and rescue service of the flotilla.
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