Russian Naval Unit Active in Pacific

Russian Navy
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Russian Destroyer 'Admiral Panteleyev': Photo credit Russian Navy

Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of destroyer 'Admiral Panteleyev', oiler 'Boris Butoma', and rescue tug 'Fotiy Krylov' continue exercises.

The Russian ships had been taking part in RIMPAC-2012 off the Hawaii islands.

The ships exercised various shipborne drills and near the 11- hour time zone replenished fuel and fresh water from the supporting oiler Boris Butoma. Afterwards the crew of Admiral Panteleyev and her attached marine unit held a small-arms firing drill.

The Russian Navy's task unit will call at Japanese port Maizuru on Aug 28. During a four-day stay there, PF servicemen will pay a number of courtesy visits, have a rest, replenish supplies and then set the homeward course. The unit is expected to arrive in Vladivostok early Sept.

 

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