Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

04/01/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/01/2019 09:00

Northern Fleet servicemen participate in counter-terrorism exercise in Murmansk region

01.04.2019 (16:50)

In the Murmansk region, on the territory of the Olenegorsk local garrison of the Northern Fleet, an exercise was conducted to curb a terrorist attack at a military facility.

The military personnel of the Northern Fleet deployed in the garrison took part in the exercise. Besides it involved the mobile reserve forces of a separate marine brigade, Granat and Orlan unmanned aerial vehicles, and a mine clearance group from a separate naval engineering regiment of the Northern Fleet.

At some stages they mastered cooperation with the divisions of the regional departments of the Federal Security Service, the Ministry of the Interior, the Emergencies Ministry and other law enforcement agencies of Russia.

It involved more than 700 troops and up to 40 pieces of hardware.