Over 50 Russia Warships, Vessels Prepare for Exercises in Caspian Sea

The latest missile ship project 11661K Dagestan (right), which becomes part of the Caspian Flotilla, in Makhachkala seaport. Left: the rocket ship Tatarstan. The Dagestan is the first ship of the Russian Navy armed with a new universal missile complex Caliber-NK, capable of applying several types of high-precision missiles manufactured using stealth technology.Over 50 Russia Warships, Vessels Prepare for Exercises in Caspian Sea

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Russian Defense Ministry’s Southern Military District’s press center said that more than 50 Russian warships and support vessels are preparing to begin naval exercises in the Caspian Sea.

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Russian Warships Begin Mine Detection Drills in Caspian, Black Seas

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – More than 50 Russian warships and support vessels are preparing to begin naval exercises in the Caspian Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Southern Military District’s press center said Monday.

“At present, the crews have begun developing and completing practical operations of preparing the ships for sail in the sea and preparing for combat operations. Over the remaining two months of the winter training period [March and April], each ship will complete a complex of ship combat operations and exercises, in which missile and artillery fire will be used against marine, coastal, and air targets,” the press service said in a statement.
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