ДомойSMIRussia and Turkey hold joint drills in Black Sea

Russia and Turkey hold joint drills in Black Sea

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet and Turkey’s navy held joint exercises in the Black Sea, the fleet’s spokesman Vyacheslav Trukhachev said.

«As part of the drill, ships of the two countries practiced… exit from a naval base, joint maneuvering and communication, as well as repelling an attack of a small-sized high-speed target, an inspection operation, search for and rescue of a person in the water,» Sputnik cited Trukhachev as saying.

The Russian Admiral Grigorovich frigate equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles, as well as the Vice Admiral Zakharin sea thawler and the Raptor patrol vessel participated in the drill.

From the Turkish navy, the Barbaros fiegate and the Büyükada corvette participated in the joint exercises.