MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
A delegation of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) command, headed by Vice-Admiral Arkady Romanov, Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, arrived in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to sum up the results of the Russian-Algerian exercise “Joint Naval Maneuvers – 2021”.
The final briefing on the results of the exercise and the meeting of the Russian delegation with the Algerian colleagues will take place at the command of the Algerian Navy.
As part of the cultural program, excursions to the Central Military and Ethnographic Museums, the Raisa Palace “Bastion 23” and the Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Africa are organized for Russian guests.
The coastal and naval phases of the Russian-Algerian naval exercise took place from November 12 to 16 at the Algerian naval base and in the southwestern Mediterranean.
The purpose of the exercise was to practice joint actions of the Russian Navy and the Algerian Navy, as well as to strengthen security in the region, the main tasks are the development of bilateral military cooperation, the exchange of experience between the fleets in the performance of specific tasks, planning and coordination of joint naval training activities.
Russian and Algerian sailors have worked out cooperation to suppress illegal activities at sea: piracy, illegal transportation of goods, terrorist activities and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
For the period of the naval phase of the exercise, a single headquarters of the international ship formation was formed. In accordance with the protocol agreed by the parties, the commander of the joint formation is the representative of the Algerian Navy, the commander of the Central Region of the Algerian Navy, Rear Admiral Qaid Nordin, and the chief of staff of the formation is the commander of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Sea Fleet, Rear Admiral Viktor Kochemazov.
From the Black Sea Fleet, the crews of the frigate “Admiral Grigorovich”, the patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” and the rescue tugboat SB-742 took part in the exercise. From the Algerian Navy – the frigate “Harrad” with a helicopter on board, the training ship “La Summam”, the rescue ship “El Munjid”, a patrol aircraft and a search and rescue helicopter.
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