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Ships of the Russian Navy entered the Mediterranean Sea

RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY) – A detachment of warships of the Northern Fleet (SF) as part of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov and the large anti-submarine ship Severomorsk completed the passage of the narrowest part of the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea.

“In the Atlantic, the crew of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov conducted training in the calculation of air defense with a test of readiness for the use of weapons and technical equipment, while the crew of the BCP Severomorsk fulfilled antisubmarine tasks using the Ka- 27 “, – said in the press release of the Council of Federation, distributed on Saturday.

It is noted that “the passage of the strait, the narrowest part of which is 14 km, the ships of the Northern Fleet carried out in the dark in conditions of intensive navigation.”

During the withdrawal from the main base of the Northern Fleet of the city of Severomorsk, which took place on July 5, SF naval vessels overcame more than six thousand nautical miles, the report said.