February 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the plan of combat training of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF), the crews of the ships of the Crimean and Novorossiysk naval bases (naval base) began to surrender course tasks at sea with the implementation of rocket and artillery firing.
At this stage, the crews of the ships confirm their readiness to sail at sea and conduct naval combat with a single ship.
As part of the combat training, the small anti-submarine ship (MPC) “Kasimov” of the Novorossiysk naval base in the sea range completed the missile firing of the Osa anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) against surface and air targets.
The Orekhovo-Zuyevo small rocket ship (MRK) and the R-60 missile boat of the Crimean naval base conducted separate artillery firing at sea, coastal, airborne targets and a floating mine.
Delivery of coursework tasks by the crews will last for several days, the sailors will have to conduct private exercises to fight for survivability during the ship’s flight, work out the organization of radiation, chemical and biological (RCB) ship protection at the sea crossing, as well as carry out radio control measures.