Northern Fleet Completes Preparations for Exercise Kumzha 2018

The Northern Fleet’s Surface, Submarine and Air Forces are completing their preparations for annual practical training sessions with attendees of the Military Academy of the RF Armed Forces’ General Staff called Kumzha 2018. The exercise is to involve surface ships and submarines of various ranks and types from the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov to harbor minesweepers, as well as ASW aircraft and helicopters, fighter and bomber aircraft. During the exercise, senior and general officers taught at the Military Academy of the RF Armed Forces’ General Staff are to get acquainted…

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Missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov trained interaction with air force in Barents Sea, Northern Fleet

Today, the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov practiced combat tasks in cooperation with aircraft of the air force and air defense army at naval training zone in the Barents Sea. At the first stage, the radio-technical equipment was operated to test its detection and tracking capabilities. The Il-38 ASW aircraft was simulating a target. Afterwards, the seamen practiced interaction with the Ka-27 helicopters to search for submarines of a mock enemy as well as to provide landing of the helicopters on the deck.

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