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01.06.2017 - 16: 10

Grouping of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea is increased to 15 ships

Operational connection of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean increased to 15 ships and vessels, the head of the information support department of the Black Sea Fleet Captain first rank Vyacheslav Truhachev said.

He noted that at present the group includes the newest frigates Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen, the sentry ship Smetlivy, BDK Caesar Kunikov, Nikolai Filchenkov and Azov, the submarine Krasnodar, mine -trans and anti-sabotage ships, tanker and other support vessels, reports RIA Novosti.

Previously, this grouping amounted to 10 ships and supply vessels.

Recall, "Smart" went to the Mediterranean Sea 22 May, at the beginning of May, the Admiral Essen entered the Navy grouping in the Mediterranean, and at the end of April - Severomorsk.

A source: LOOK

Author: Olga Nikitina

Tags: Russia, Ships, Fleet, Submarines, Navy, Mediterranean Sea