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As part of the exercise with the Arctic expeditionary group of the Northern Fleet, the combat swimmers of the special purpose squad for combating submarine sabotage forces and means (PDSS) worked out practical tasks for the protection and defense of forces when parked in an unprotected roadstead in the Arctic.

The training was held on the Yenisei River in the port of Dudinka in the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. It involved the large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk”, the large landing ship “George the Victorious” and the rescue tugboat “Pamir”.

Servicemen of the special forces detachment to combat the PDSS have worked out patrolling the water area of ​​the parking point on high-speed boats and inspecting the coastal zone. Conducted an anti-sabotage inspection of the underwater hulls of the ships and ships of the detachment.

During the diving descents, the combat swimmers performed elements of underwater orientation and the search for possible sabotage weapons and underwater caches. The servicemen also worked out the elements of visual communication at depth and the coherence of the actions of the diving couples.

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.

The practical actions of the forces (troops) of the Northern Fleet are played out at the training grounds of the Murmansk region, in the waters of the Barents and Kara Seas, the Laptev Sea in the region of the New Siberian Islands, and the Franz Josef Land archipelago.

Up to 8 thousand servicemen, about 800 units of military and special equipment, including about 40 tanks, 460 armored combat vehicles, up to 240 guns, mortars and multiple launch rocket systems, about 120 aircraft, including unmanned, up to 50 ships and support vessels.

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