Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

01/09/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/09/2019 08:49

Major ASW ship Severomorsk enters Black Sea

09.01.2019 (13:22)

Major ASW ship Severomorsk passed Bosforus Strait and entered the Black sea.

Since January 7, major ASW ship Severomorsk practiced tasks in the Mediterranean sea.

For three months from the end of September to mid-December, the sailors of the Northern Fleet operated in the waters of the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Arabian Sea. They practiced anti-piracy tasks and ensured the safety of civilian shipping.

The crew of the ASW ship Severomorsk carried out a number of military diplomatic missions and visited the ports of Algeria, Victoria, Pemba, Antsiranana, Djibouti, Karachi and Limassol. .

During the trip the ship traveled about 30,000 nautical miles.