MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the exercise, naval sailors and marines of the Northern Fleet, for the first time in history, worked out the liberation of the port territory captured by a sabotage and reconnaissance group of a mock enemy.
The North Sea warriors carried out an amphibious assault on the Yenisei River, marching and carrying out an assault operation while liberating a strategic facility in the Arctic – the Dudinsky seaport simultaneously from water, from the air and from the ground.
In the exercise, carrier-based aircraft were used – Ka-27 helicopters, high-speed boats, artillery of the large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk”, as well as two-link all-terrain vehicles.
The exercise with the Arctic expeditionary group of the Northern Fleet is held in accordance with the training plan of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation under the leadership of the commander of the Northern Fleet and is the final stage in the implementation of a set of measures for operational and combat training of forces (troops) of the Northern Fleet this year.
During the exercise, it is envisaged to work out the issues of ensuring the safety of sea communications and areas of maritime economic activity of the Russian Federation in the water area of the Northern Sea Route, solving the problems of managing the Arctic expeditionary group during joint special operations to block and destroy terrorists.
Practical actions of the forces (troops) of the Northern Fleet will take place at the training grounds of the Murmansk region, in the waters of the Barents and Kara Seas, the Laptev Sea in the area of the New Siberian Islands, and the Franz Josef Land archipelago. At one of the stages of the exercise, the forces (troops) of the Northern Fleet will work out practical actions to protect the communications of the Northern Sea Route and the use of diverse fleet forces in the Arctic sea zone.
Up to 8 thousand servicemen, about 800 units of military and special equipment, about 120 aircraft and up to 50 combat ships and support vessels are involved in the exercise.
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