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A joint Russian-Chinese naval exercise “Peaceful Sea-2022” was held in the western part of the Arabian Sea.

From the Russian side, a detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) took part in it as part of the Guards Order of Nakhimov, the missile cruiser Varyag, the large anti-submarine ship (BPK) Admiral Tributs and the large sea tanker Boris Butoma. The Naval Forces (Navy) of the People’s Republic of China were represented by the Urumqi missile destroyer and the Taihu complex supply ship.

During the exercise, Russian and Chinese ships practiced tactical maneuvering, screening, and carried out an operation to free a conditionally seized vessel, which was used as the Boris Butoma tanker.

In addition, military sailors carried out the transfer by helicopter of a conditionally wounded person from the Admiral Tributs BOD to the Urumqi destroyer. For these purposes, the deck helicopter Ka-27PS of the naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet was used.

After the completion of the exercise, the detachment of warships of the Pacific Fleet continued to perform tasks according to the long-range cruise plan.

A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet set out on a long voyage from Vladivostok in December 2021. The ships took part in the Russian-Indian naval exercise PASSEX and the Russian-Iranian-Chinese naval exercise CHIRU-2022.

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