Northern Fleet SAR forces take part in Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise

Northern Fleet search-and-rescue forces are ready for the Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise.

The exercise involves Nikolay Chiker rescue tug, Il-38 ASW aircraft, Ka-27PS, and Ilya Muromets multifunctional icebreaker.

The Barents is the only annual Russia-Norway exercise held in the Arctic region.

It is held in accordance with intergovernmental agreement signed by Russia and Norway in October 4, 1995.