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The Arctic group of the Northern Fleet, created on the basis of ships of the Kola flotilla of various forces, will ensure the safety of civil navigation and maritime economic activities of Russia along the route of the Northern Sea Route during the next voyage.

The Severomors will set off on their traditional eleventh campaign in early August and will work out a number of military exercises in the Arctic. The detachment of warships will be supported by ships of the auxiliary fleet and the rescue squad of the Northern Fleet’s search and rescue department.

The Marines will work out the landing of equipment and personnel on previously untested areas of the coast of the Arctic islands and the continent.

Considerable attention will be paid to working out interaction with the ships of the border control of the FSB of Russia in the western Arctic region and conducting joint exercises.

Separate elements of the trip will be actions to provide assistance to a simulated vessel that has suffered an accident in the Arctic seas and to rescue people on the water. Also, the crews of warships will work out conducting inspection actions of suspicious ships.

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