August 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – The forces of the Baltic Fleet are currently taking part in the activities of the Russian Navy’s inter-naval exercise “Ocean Shield 2020”.
As part of the maneuvers, several naval groups went out to the training ranges of the Baltic Fleet in the Baltic Sea to conduct a number of tactical exercises.
Ship search-and-strike and naval strike groups consisting of Boiky, Stoyky, Steregushchy corvettes, Sovetsk, Serpukhov, Mytishchi small missile ships, Korolev, Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad large landing ships Minsk “, landing boats, various support vessels conduct a set of exercises on anti-submarine support, the application of simulated missile strikes on the ships of a simulated enemy, they carry out artillery and torpedo firing in the naval ranges of the fleet, and firing at air and sea targets of varying complexity.
Some of the ships taking part in the maneuvers took part in the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt.
Also, during the exercise, the crews of the ships will work out the tasks of finding and destroying a simulated submarine, electronic launches of missile weapons and repelling a massive air raid.
In total, more than 1,000 servicemen of the Baltic Fleet, as well as naval aviation of the fleet, are involved in the combat training event.
The departure to the sea was preceded by measures to test the mass loading of naval weapons and ammunition, tasks were completed to camouflage ships and support vessels in bases.
The large-scale exercises of the Russian Navy “Ocean Shield 2020” are taking place in the Baltic Sea. More than 30 ships of various classes, naval aviation, coastal troops, air defense and marines are involved in them.