December 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – By the end of 2020, auxiliary vessels of the Pacific Fleet were recognized as one of the most running at the Pacific Fleet. The total duration of their work at sea exceeded 10 thousand days.
Ships of the auxiliary fleet in Primorye and Kamchatka this year took part in three long-distance cruises, icebreakers “Sadko” and “Ivan Susanin”, together with the vessel “Rosmorport”, worked out ice escort of ships’ detachments through ice fields in the La Perouse Strait area. The auxiliary fleet was involved in the Ocean Shield 2020 naval exercise and the Indra Navi 2020 bilateral Russian-Indian exercise.
More than 30 artillery and 8 rocket fires were carried out, more than 3 thousand towing operations were carried out.
Only the hospital ship “Irtysh”, which carried out medical support of the fleet exercises with a grouping of forces in the far sea zone, spent almost 5 months at sea and sailed over 12 thousand nautical miles.
In the interests of the fleet, more than 100 sets of roadstead equipment were exhibited, more than 200 measurements of physical fields were carried out.