Russia Completes Bering Sea Exercises

September 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – Pacific Fleet sailors performed more than 50 combat exercises, many of which were conducted for the first time

In the Bering Sea, the exercises of the Pacific Fleet with a grouping of forces in the far sea zone ended. Also, the Pacific was involved in the Ocean Shield 2020 naval exercise.

The active part of the exercise took place from 24 to 31 August in the Bering Sea, in the Anadyr Bay, on the Chukchi Peninsula and Kamchatka. During this period, more than 50 combat exercises were performed, including the joint firing of cruise missiles at a sea target. During the complex of exercises, the Pacific Fleet sailors for the first time in history landed a combined airborne assault on the coast of Chukotka, and for the first time from the Chukchi Sea a tactical group of corvettes fired at an invisible coastal target.

The Tu-142mz anti-submarine aircraft of the naval aviation completed the tasks of planned patrolling in designated areas of the Pacific Ocean, and the MiG-31 fighters detected and destroyed the air targets of the imaginary enemy, accompanied anti-submarine aircraft.

The vessels of the auxiliary fleet carried out more than 20 refueling of warships with fuel and water at sea.

The exercises involved 30 warships and support ships, 20 aircraft and helicopters, more than 3 thousand military personnel and about 400 pieces of equipment from the Pacific Fleet. At the present time the forces are being curtailed.

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