10/13/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2020 04:29
The crews of the patrol ship 'Dmitry Rogachev' and the small rocket ship 'Orekhovo-Zuyevo' of the Black Sea Fleet conducted a joint air defense exercise in the Black sea.
As part of their missions at sea, the ships received a task to repel the air attack means of a mock enemy.
During the exercise, the crews of the ship's air defense combat posts detected and classified the target, and when the object approached the target range, they conditionally destroyed the 'enemy' aircraft by means of the ship's air defense.
The crew of the 'Dmitry Rogachev' patrol ship repelled the air attack using the 'Duet' artillery system, and the 'Orekhovo-Zuyevo' combat SMS destroyed the air target using the ship's 'Gibka' anti-aircraft missile launcher.
To create a tactical background for the exercise, the crew of the Su-30SM multi-purpose fighter of the marine aviation and air defense of the Black Sea Fleet was involved.
The exercise was held in accordance with the plan of combat training of the Black Sea Fleet forces.