MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
A diverse grouping of naval forces of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL) left the Makhachkala base for the designated area of the Caspian Sea to conduct a bilateral command and staff exercise (DKSHU).
Within the framework of the DKSHU, the crews of the ships will have to perform combat training tasks as intended in difficult conditions and act according to the input received from the command post of the flotilla.
After leaving and occupying the designated area of the Caspian Sea, the ship group will practice a control and reconnaissance search for mines using contact trawls and their destruction by performing live firing from the ships’ standard weapons.
In the open sea, the crews of artillery boats and minesweepers will work out anti-mine support for the deployment of CFL forces and anti-submarine sabotage defense of ships and boats when parked in the roads. Also, the KFL ship groups will have to work out joint operations in sailing in a single marching order, repelling the air attack means of a conditional enemy with shooting at air targets and conducting a training naval battle.
In addition, during the naval exercises, the Caspian Flotilla’s naval group will carry out practical rocket and artillery firing at the destruction of critical coastal targets and naval groups of the simulated enemy using a high-precision missile weapon system.
In total, crews of more than 20 warships of the flotilla take part in the naval tactical exercise, including the Dagestan rocket ship, the Grad Sviyazhsk, Uglich, Uglich, Veliky Ustyug small missile ships, small artillery ships, base minesweepers, boats, and also supply vessels.
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