Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

02/17/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/17/2021 01:51

A detachment of Russian Navy ships has completed participation in the Aman-2021 exercise in the Arabian Sea

17.02.2021 (05:00)

A detachment of ships of the Russian Navy consisting of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich, the patrol ship Dmitry Rogachev and the rescue tug SB-739 has completed participation in the maritime phase of the multinational naval exercise Aman-2021, which was held in the waters of the Arabian Sea in the period from 15 to 16 February.

For two days, the crews of the ships of the participating countries of the naval maneuvers worked out issues of interaction in repelling attacks of high-speed small-sized targets, conducted training on joint maneuvering with the formation of marching orders, performed actions to receive cargo from the supply ship on the move, and also practiced exercises to counter piracy with firing from various systems of ship artillery weapons. Including the surface targets of type Killer Tomato on the distance of about 5 km.

In addition to the naval forces, naval aviation was actively involved in the Aman-2021 exercise. Including the crew of the Ka-27PS helicopter of the Naval Aviation and Air Defence of the Black Sea Fleet, based on board the frigate Admiral Grigorovich.

The multinational naval exercise Aman-2021, which attended by representatives of the armed forces of 45 countries on the invitation of Pakistani side ended in Arabian Sea.

The main goals of the exercise Aman-2021 was the strengthening and development of the military cooperation between the countries-participants in the interest of security and stability on the sea and also exchange of the experience between navy men on countering the piracy treats in the areas of heavy shipping and also conduct of rescue operations.

The naval exercise Aman-2021 is a non-block exercise. All the countries-participants joined the naval exercise independently (on the invitation of Pakistani side).

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