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At the end of 2020, 27 crews of ships, submarines, as well as units of land and coastal forces were added to the list of “shock” units from the main formations of the Northern Fleet. Since 2017, this is the largest number of candidates for the best units and divisions competition. The final check of the contestants will begin at the Northern Fleet this week and will take place within a month.

For the fourth year in a row, the rank of “shock” will be defended by the crew of the large landing ship “Kondopoga” and the personnel of the airborne assault company of the Northern Fleet marines.

The crews of the large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk”, the sea minesweeper “Vladimir Gumanenko” and the submarine “Kaluga” have held the rank of “shock” for two years and will fight for it for the third time.

Of the 27 participants in the competition for the rank of “strike” units of the Northern Fleet, three crews of strategic nuclear submarines: Yuri Dolgoruky, Karelia and Bryansk, five crews of ships, submarines, and the personnel of the self-propelled battery of the coastal missile complex Bastion »The Kola flotilla of diverse forces. Also presented are the units of individual motorized rifle brigades of the army corps, marines and a tactical group, whose servicemen are serving on the Arctic island of Kotelny.

Today in the Northern Fleet 10 military units and subunits bear the rank of “shock”. The “strike” crews of the large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk” and the large landing ship “Kondopoga” carry out the tasks of the ninth Arctic cruise in the Franz Josef Land archipelago.

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