MIL-OSI Russia: Russian frigate “Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov” made a business call to the Turkish naval base in Akzas-Karagach


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Today the frigate of the Northern Fleet “Admiral of the Kasatonov Fleet”, as part of its long-distance cruise, made a business call to the Turkish naval base Akzas-Karagach, located on the Mediterranean coast.

The visit of the Russian sailors will last until March 4. During this time, the ship’s crew will replenish supplies of fresh water and food, the personnel will take a break from carrying the sailing watch.

During the voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, the Russian ship made business calls to Algeria, Greece and Egypt. Turkey has become the fourth country in the region, whose port has entered the newest frigate, for which the current long-distance voyage is the first in its history.

In the future, he will make several more business calls to the ports of the countries of the Mediterranean region.

The ship left the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk – on December 30, 2020. During the long voyage, he covered more than 12.7 thousand nautical miles.

Before the start of the campaign, military and civilian sailors, as well as marines and other seconded persons were vaccinated against coronavirus infection with the Russian drug Gam-COVID-Vac (SputnikV).

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