Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Essen arrives in Sevastopol after performing tasks in the Mediterranean Sea
The Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Essen has arrived in Sevastopol today after performing tasks in the Mediterranean Sea.
The solemn ceremony dedicated to the arrival of the warship from the distant cruise was held in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Commander of the Black Sea Fleet Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev.
The command staff and veterans of the surface warships formation, Sevastopol officials and family members of servicemen have taken part in the welcoming ceremony of frigate Admiral Essen.
Commander of the frigate Captain 2 Rank Anton Kuprin reported to the Black Sea Fleet Commander on the successful implementation of tasks in the far sea zone as part of the permanent group of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean sea.
The frigate conducted tasks as part of the permanent formation of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea from August, 2018. The warship’s overall time at the sea during the year was about 300 days.
During the voyage in the far sea zone, the crew of the frigate took part in the inter-naval exercise under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, during which it conducted a complex of various combat exercises both acting as single warship and as part of a group of warships with conducting artillery fire at surface and air targets, and also practiced anti-submarine tasks.