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May 21, 1731 during the reign of Anna Ivanovna, the Senate was established Okhotsk military port – the first permanent naval unit of the Russian far East. The creation of the port of Okhotsk in the far East was the first stage of the origin of naval forces in the far East, which later was transformed to Pacific fleet.

Currently, the red banner Pacific fleet is one of the largest operational-strategic associations of the Russian Navy, provide protection of state interests in the Asia-Pacific region. Its total operating area substantially equal to the areas of responsibility of all the other fleets of the Russian Navy combined.

At the end of last year TOF the third time in a row recognized as the best operational-strategic Association of the Navy for combat training, having received 19 carryover prizes of the Navy. For the implementation of innovative military exercises of the Pacific fleet in seven positions included in the Book of records of the Navy of Russia.

The fleet took part in a strategic command and staff exercise codenamed “Thunder-2019”, in major naval exercise with the Chinese Navy “Sea interaction-2019”, conducted drills and exercises with the naval forces of Vietnam, Japan, Thailand. Total nepravilnosti ships exceeded 17 thousand hours.

This year a series of tactical exercises groups in the far sea zone. The ships of the Seaside flotilla of diverse forces operated in the ocean for almost two months.

On may 9, the day of the 75 th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, latest Russian Autonomous underwater vehicle “Vityaz-D”, launched from aboard the rescue vessel Pacific fleet “Photios Krylov”, made deep dive to the bottom of the Mariana trench. The first dive to a depth of fully Autonomous underwater vehicle.

A number of important naval history of events associated with the hydrographic ship “Marshal Gelovani”, which now performs the tasks of the far hike, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica and the 250th anniversary of the birth of Admiral Ivan Kruzenshtern. In the framework of the campaign of the military ship of the Pacific fleet for the first time in 30 years, twice visited the port of Australia.

Also for the first time in 30 years in the intended point South magnetic poles of the earth Pacific hydrographers conducted measurements to determine the exact coordinates of the pole and explored the hydrology of the sea in the area.

Scheduled upgrading and equipping of the fleet with new modern equipment and weapons. It is planned that in 2020, the fleet will receive in its composition of about 15 new combat ships and support vessels, three of which are carriers of the complex of cruise missiles family “Movement”.

In honor of the holiday on the ships of the Pacific fleet in Kamchatka and in Primorsky Krai took place the solemn ascent of St. Andrew’s naval flags and flags of colorization. Traditionally, colorization flags are also raised at the submarine Museum s-56 at the memorial “Battle glory of the Pacific fleet.” On ships and in parts passed the construction personnel, on which the best soldiers were awarded with letters of gratitude of the command.

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