The Pacific Fleet (PF) is an operational-strategic association of the Navy of Russia. The Russian Pacific Fleet as a part of the Navy and the Armed Forces of Russia is in general a means of military security of Russia in the Asia Pacific region.
To perform the tasks the Pacific Fleet incorporates strategic missile submarines, multi-purpose nuclear-powered and diesel-driven submarines, surface ships for operations in oceanic and near-sea areas, naval missile-carrying aviation, antisubmarine and fighter aviation, ground troops, units of ground and coastal troops.
The main tasks of the Russian Pacific Fleet are as follows:
• maintenance of naval strategic nuclear forces in constant readiness for nuclear deterrence;