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Russian Navy to Hold Drills in Pacific, Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 17, 2024

Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov (File photo: Russia Ministry of Defense)

Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov (File photo: Russia Ministry of Defense)

The Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy will hold exercises June 18-28 in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk, TASS state news agency reported on Tuesday.

The drills involve about 40 ships, boats and support vessels, around 20 naval aircraft and helicopters, including long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142M3, Il-38 and Il-38N, as well as anti-submarine and search and rescue helicopters, TASS reported, citing the fleet's press service.


(Reuters - Reporting by Lidia Kelly in Melbourne; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)