RFS Admiral Essen Deploys to Mediterranean

February 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the frigate “Admiral Essen” of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol and headed for the Black Sea straits.

After passing the straits, the ship will act as part of the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the long-range operational zone.

In preparation for the march at the station of permanent deployment and at sea, the crew of the frigate conducted various exercises in accordance with the training courses of surface ships of the Navy.

The frigate “Admiral Essen” on arrival in the Mediterranean Sea will be replaced by the frigate “Admiral Makarov”, which has been performing tasks in the far operational zone since November 2018.