MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, solemn events were held dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the formation of the first formation of the Pacific Fleet ships stationed in Kamchatka.
On the parade ground of the compound, the formation of personnel took place with the removal of the Combat Banner of the unit. In addition to the military, there were military service veterans, representatives of government bodies, public organizations and clergy.
During the solemn rally, the military sailors were congratulated by the commander of the troops and forces in the North-East of Russia, Vice-Admiral Alexander Yuldashev, as well as the guests of honor.
After the meeting, the subdivisions marched in a solemn march.
The brigade of ships for the protection of the water area was created in the harsh years of the Great Patriotic War on the basis of a division of boat minesweepers, a detachment of patrol boats and the raid security department. The formation has passed a glorious battle path, made a significant contribution to solving complex combat missions. The exploits of the crew of the minesweeper TShch-525, awarded the Order of the Red Banner for their participation in the liberation operation of the Kuril Islands, the crews of the TShch-523, TShch-610, who performed their duty and died during combat trawling, the helmsman of the “Sea Hunter-253” sailor Pyotr Ilyichev, who covered the embrasure of the Japanese bunker with his body.
The sailors have successfully completed the tasks of trawling the Gulf of Suez, hundreds of military campaigns in the Indian and Pacific oceans. The formation is armed with new ships, as well as the latest weapons. A new generation of sailors is guarding the North-East of the country and continues the traditions laid down by previous generations.
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