June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – In the central Pacific, operational exercises of the disparate forces of the Pacific Fleet (TOF) are being conducted. The event is taking place according to the plan of training of the military administration of the forces (troops) of the TEF for 2021.
Ship tactical teams of the fleet, having made a transition of about 4,000 km from the bases and areas of duty, carried out the deployment of the group in the designated area.
Up to 20 surface warships have been involved in the training in the far sea zone, submarines and support vessels, including the flagship of the Fleet of the Guards Order of Nakhimov missile cruiser “Varyag”, a large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleyev” equipped with guided missile weapons, frigate “Marshal Shaposhnikov”, corvettes “Gromny,” “Perfect” and “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov”
The exercise also involved about 20 aircraft, including long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142ms, high-altitude fighter-interceptors MiG-31BM and other aircraft vks of Russia.
As part of the exercise, the tasks of managing a diverse grouping of forces at a considerable distance from the bases in the protection and defense of maritime (ocean) communications, as well as the organization of interaction of the operational grouping of ships and aviation to search and track submarines and ship groups of the conventional enemy are being worked out.
The general leadership of the operational exercise of disparate forces in the central Pacific is carried out by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergey Avakianz.