Northern Fleet Convoy Defense Training

July 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of the planned combat training, the ship’s anti-submarine strike group of the ships of the White Sea Naval Base conducted a test tactical exercise in the White Sea for the defense of fleet forces at sea crossing and at points of permanent deployment.

During the exercise, the crews of the small anti-submarine ships Onega and Naryan-Mar fulfilled the tasks of organizing the protection and defense of the convoy of ships, the role of which was performed by the icebreaker Ruslan and the tanker VTR-140.

The crews of anti-submarine ships also successfully worked out the organization of the combat use of weapons, the use of technical means and means of electronic warfare against the simultaneous attack of air attack weapons and speedboats of the conditional enemy.

And on the eve of the small anti-submarine ships “Onega” and “Naryan-Mar” completed training and combat missions to repel a means of air attack conditional enemy. Shooting was carried out at the simulated air targets with the Osa-MA anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as AK-176 artillery launchers and 30-mm AK-630 30-mm artillery automatic rifles. Under the terms of the exercise, the ships reflected the air raid of a conditional enemy and carried out the destruction of the guided bombs.

In the near future, the crews of small anti-submarine ships will continue a series of planned exercises on anti-submarine defense with the use of practical weapons.