Exercise with crews of minesweepers of the Black Sea Fleet
Exercise was conducted with the crews of the minesweepers of the Black Sea Fleet as part of a check of the fleet forces during the winter training period.
During the first stage of the event, the crews of the sea minesweepers Valentin Pikul, Zheleznyakov and Vice-Admiral Zakharyin held a training session on emergency preparation of ships for battle and voyage.
During the second stage, a detachment of minesweepers went to sea and carried out training minelaying operations in the designated area.
Then, the personnel conducted a search and selection of sea mines of a mock enemy using deep-sea contact and non-contact trawls.
In turn, the artillery crews of the minesweepers performed test firing at mock-ups of floating mines.
The exercise was carried out in accordance with the plan of the check of the Black Sea Fleet during the winter training period at the maritime combat training range in the Black Sea waters.