Russian ships conducted exercises in the Black Sea

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Russian frigate Admiral Essen and the small missile ship Orekhovo-Zuyevo conducted exercises to repel a missile attack by enemy ships in the Black Sea, the Black Sea Fleet information support department said on Friday.

It is known that now in the Black Sea is the destroyer “Porter” of the US Navy. The Russian Defense Ministry has already stated that the forces and assets of the Black Sea Fleet are monitoring the American ship.

“The crews of the frigate (fr) Admiral Essen and the small missile ship (MRK) Orekhovo-Zuevo (Black Sea Fleet) conducted a drill on the use of missile weapons against a conditional enemy in the Black Sea,” the report said.

It is noted that, according to the design of the exercise, the frigate and the small missile ship met with a detachment of ships of the conditional enemy without identification marks. It was not possible to contact them. When approaching, the “enemy” detachment fired rockets at two ships of the Black Sea Fleet.

First, “Admiral Essen” repelled the attack with the help of the “Calm-1” complex. Then the frigate and RTOs responded with a salvo of the Caliber-NK high-precision missile system. All launches were electronic.


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