The Black Sea Fleet (BSF) is the operational strategic large unit of the Navy in the Black Sea.
The Pacific Fleet as a part of the Navy provides military security of Russia in the South.
In order to fulfil its tasks the Pacific Fleet includes diesel powered submarines, surface ships which can operate in ocean and close sea zones, sea-based missile-carrying aviation as well as antisubmarine warfare aviation and fighters, and coastal troops.
The main tasks of the Black Sea Fleet are as follows:
• to protect economic zone and production regions, suppression of illegal production activities;
• to ensure safety of navigation;
• to fulfil foreign policy acts of the Government in economically important regions of the World Ocean (visits, ships business visits, joint exercises, peacekeeping missions, etc.)