Stoyky and Consorts Visit Oman

February 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of warships of the Baltic Fleet consisting of the Stoyky corvette and the Kola tanker completed the program of the joint Russian-Iranian naval exercise.

After the exercise, photographs of ships and vessels involved in the active phase at sea took place. Then the farewell ceremony of the Russian and Iranian troops took place, during which the ships and vessels parted on a collision course, lining up in wake columns.

The Russian-Iranian naval exercise took place on February 15 and 16 in the Gulf of Oman and the northwestern Indian Ocean. Iran was represented by the Jamaran URO frigate, the Nahdi corvette, the Falakhan, Gardouneh and Tondar missile boats, the Mahmudi patrol ship, the Nazeri support ship and the Lavan supply ship.

Russian and Iranian sailors practiced artillery firing at a surface target, exchanging signals in the daytime and at night, episodes of joint maneuvering, freeing a merchant ship hijacked by “pirates”, as well as putting out a simulated fire on the ship.

A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet is currently continuing to carry out long-range missions and is heading for the Omani port of Salalah.

A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet, consisting of the Stoyky corvette, the Kola medium tanker and the Yakov Grebelsky sea tug, left the permanent base in the city of Baltiysk to fulfill the planned tasks of the long voyage on December 16, 2020.

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