October 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – Baltic Fleet repair barge “PM-82” left Baltiysk and went to the Mediterranean Sea to perform tasks as intended.
During six months, the crew will ensure the technical readiness of ships and submarines of the Russian Navy performing tasks in the region.
In the past three years, the crew of the “PM-82” has carried out the third long-distance trip to the Mediterranean.
On board of the ship are an anti-terror group from the Baltic Fleet marines.
PM-82 is the third vessel in a series of five repair barges of project 304.
They are designed to repair ships and vessels, their weapons and equipment in areas remote from the main points of basing.