Russian frigates ‘destroyed’ enemy submarine in the Mediterranean

MOSCOW, (BM) – The naval strike group (NSG) of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF), consisting of the frigates Admiral Grigorovich, Admiral Makarov and Admiral Essen, conducted exercises to search for and destroy a conventional enemy submarine (ES) in the Mediterranean Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Interfax.

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“In the course of the exercises, the sailors worked out tactics for detecting and continuously pursuing a submarine with the implementation of the standards for the conditional use of torpedo weapons and jet bombs,” the BSF said in a statement to Interfax on Wednesday.

The search for the “enemy” submarine was carried out with the support from the air of the crew of the Ka-27PL anti-submarine helicopter from the naval aviation and air defense of the Black Sea Fleet.

“As a result of the joint actions of the crews of the frigates and the helicopter, the pursuit of the submarine ended with its conditional destruction,” the press release said.

At the final stage of the exercise, “the crews of the Black Sea Fleet ships completed elements of joint navigation and combat maneuvering as part of the NSG, conducted private exercises on communication and air defense of a ship’s squadron at the crossing by sea,” the fleet headquarters informs.

According to him, the exercises are planned.

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“Crews of frigates are currently performing tasks as part of a permanent naval grouping of the Navy in the far sea zone,” the report said.

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