Russian Navy nuclear-powered cruiser will be sent out large-scale naval exercise
Data Figure: Russian Navy Kirov-class cruiser Peter the Great
MOSCOW, March 30 (Reporter Nieyun Peng) 30, a spokesman for the Russian Navy announced that the Russian Navy will launch the largest in recent years naval exercises.
The spokesman said the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet “Peter the Great” day of heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser from Russia Severomorsk base to the sea, held in recent years as the largest Russian naval forces at sea play began.
He said the protection of Russian strategic and regional deterrent and the task of the Russian Federation within the framework of maritime activities, the Navy plans to deploy Russian naval forces and held in the exercise. In the “Peter the Great” nuclear-powered missile cruiser set sail, the Russian Baltic Fleet, Northern Fleet, Naval Air Force Pacific Fleet and other ships are also expected to call.
Maksimov Russian Northern Fleet Commander for the day, “Peter the Great” cruiser at the farewell ceremony, said, “Peter the Great” cruiser the voyage time will be no less than six months, “in the exercise process with the Russian Navy will hold joint military exercise military partner. ”
the Russian Navy, “Peter the Great” cruiser last voyage began in September of 2008, continuing for about six months, respectively, and Venezuela, India and other countries held joint naval exercises.