KA-27 crews are performing take off from the MASS Severomorsk to carry out submarine searching tasks
Today the KA-27 helicopters started practicing taking off from the Northern Fleet MASS Severomorsk deck in the Mediterranean Sea.
During every tour pilots jointly with the MASS Severomorsk will practice taking off and landing on the ship’s deck at-halt and in movement.
The pilots also practice submarine searching using hydro acoustic complex.
After the training the MASS Severomorsk and the Northern Fleet support vessels will practice liquid and dry cargo transfer in movement jointly with the Dubna tanker as well as rescuing an imaginary ship with an SB-406 towing vessel in emergency.
The seagoing of the MASS Severomorsk started on November 20, 2014 when it left the Northern Fleet home base – Severomorsk. Since then the ship has covered 12 000 nautical miles. The ship’s crew accomplished the tasks of civil shipping guard in the Red Sea and the Guld of Aden. The ship also stopped at Salala (Oman) on business call.
Currently the Severomorsk MASS captains the Russian Navy task force that is permanently located in the Mediterranean Sea.