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The main efforts of the Northern Fleet in 2021 were focused on preparing the Arctic group to ensure the safety of maritime communications and areas of maritime economic activity of the Russian Federation, both independently and in cooperation with border patrol ships, with which joint tactical exercises were practiced. Also, exercises of rescue orientation, anti-terrorist and anti-extremist nature were worked out to resolve crisis situations in the area of ​​the Prirazlomnaya oil platform, in the port of Dudinka. Exercises for the defense of the Arctic island zone, the landing of amphibious assault forces on the unequipped coast on Kotelny Island and in the Tiksi Bay in Yakutia were carried out.

The 10th Arctic cruise of ships and vessels of the Northern Fleet along the seas of the Arctic Ocean lasted 66 days. During this time, 12 thousand nautical miles were passed, 34 combat exercises were performed, including 7 artillery and 2 rocket firing.

In Dudinka, officers of the fleet conducted lessons of courage with schoolchildren, 55 young residents of Taimyr were accepted into the ranks of the Youth Army aboard the Severomorsk bpk. Also, the two-day army military sports games Army-2021 were held with the children.

In 2021, surface ships, submarines and support vessels completed the tasks of 26 long-distance cruises to various regions of the World Ocean, mainly to the Arctic, Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. The Severomors worked out the tasks of the naval presence and the demonstration of the flag, and also ensured the safety of civilian shipping in the waters of the Gulf of Guinea.

Based on the results of combat training, the best in the Northern Fleet were recognized as the best in the Northern Fleet: the Kola flotilla of heterogeneous forces, a division of strategic missile submarines of the submarine forces, the Kola air defense division, a brigade of anti-submarine ships and a separate coastal missile and artillery brigade of the Kola flotilla, a separate mixed aviation regiment of the air force and air defense the strategic missile cruiser Tula, the large anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, a group of support vessels from the 44th hydrographic service region of the Northern Fleet and the small hydrographic vessel GS-297 of the Belomorsk naval base. The best coastal unit was the Northern Fleet’s integrated technical control center.

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