Photo: Ministry of defense of the Russian Ships will conduct missile and artillery fire

The maneuvers will involve over 20 ships.

The grouping of ships of the Caspian flotilla of the Russian Federation in the part of the missile ships Dagestan and Tatarstan, small missile ships Grad Sviyazhsk, Uglich, and Veliky Ustyug and small artillery ship Astrakhan, Volgodonsk and Makhachkala came out of the base and began conducting exercises in the Caspian sea.

As reported by Interfax, citing the press service of the southern military district of Russia, also used in the exercises basic minesweeper Magomed Gadzhiev, inshore minesweepers and landing craft detachment with attached support vessels.

Only the marine ranges of combat training tasks are performed by more than 20 warships, boats and support vessels of the Caspian flotilla.

“Forces at sea in command of the commander of the Caspian flotilla rear Admiral Sergei Pinchuk . The exercises are a planned event and complete the combat training of naval forces of the Caspian flotilla in the summer training period, the 2017 school year. At sea the crews of the ships will carry out missile and artillery firing at sea, coastal and air targets,” – said the head of the press service of the southern military district, Colonel Vadim Astafyev.

In addition to martial exercises, crews of the ships will practice joint navigation of ships of different tunings at different times of the day, the organization of interaction and communication.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously, Russia held large-scale command and staff exercises of the strategic missile forces (RVSN) in the Novosibirsk region. In the maneuvers involved more than four thousand soldiers and about 400 units.