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11.01.2014 - 16: 08

Photo unsung British aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov"

On the Internet a photograph of the latest British destroyer D 36 Defender (type 45) off the coast of Scotland in the background of the Russian aircraft carrier group led by the aircraft carrier heavy "Admiral Kuznetsov", whose sudden appearance on the coast of the United Kingdom has caused indignation at the actions of the British fleet.

In a picture released by the British Royal Navy, "Admiral Kuznetsov" was captured during refueling from a large sea tanker Northern Fleet "Sergey Osipov" 1559V project in the Gulf of the Moray Firth coast of Scotland in December 29 2013 years, confirmed the blog BMPD.

Earlier it was reported that before Christmas, in December, the UK fleet failed to timely respond to the sudden arrival of the Russian warship in the Bay Scottish Moray Firth.

It is known that the ship had not violated the territorial waters of the UK, but has come to such a distance that would be "puzzled" the army and security forces of any country.

However, the emergence of Russian Navy Britain became a real surprise: the first Russian ship noticed they did not, and the local fishermen who reported "uninvited guests."

It turned out that in the area of ​​detection of vessel did not have a single combat unit and no sea patrol. The only ship that the British government was able to make an "interception" was at that time in 1 100 thousand kilometers in Portsmouth. To arrive at the embattled and get to your destination, it took him an hour 24.

The material on the site of the Royal Navy claimed that British destroyer returned to port after convinced that Russian ships safely passed along the coast of the United Kingdom.

Minister for International Security Strategy, Dr. Andrew Murrison said in an interview with the Royal Navy, Britain and Russia have maintained good relations, and sending one of the newest destroyers - Defender, - to the Moray Firth emphasizes the efficiency of the Royal Navy in Britain's interests.

Ship group of the Northern Fleet led by the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser "Admiral Kuznetsov" was published in the long march of Severomorsk 17 December.

The group also includes a large anti-submarine ship "Admiral Levchenko" project 1155, large sea tanker "Sergey Osipov" and salvage tug "Nikolay Chiker» 8 2014 January, the Russian connection is the English Channel.

British destroyer D 36 Defender came from Portsmouth 19 December specifically to accompany the group "Admiral Kuznetsov", and returned to Portsmouth in January 9. Accompanied by his Russian squad in January was replaced with the same type 8 destroyer D 33 Dauntless.

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Tags: Russia, England, Ships, Navy