Pacific Fleet detachment entered the Indian Ocean
Pacific Fleet detachment under the command of Rear Admiral Alexander Yuldashev comprised of Varyag guided missile guard cruiser, Bistry destroyer, Boris Butoma tanker and Alatau rescue towboat, entered the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Malacca, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
During the trip seamen practice air defence missions, perform tasks concerning ship damage control and they also take part in counter terrorist drills.
A Pacific Fleet unit left Vladivostok November 2 and it is currently heading to the Visakhapatnam Indian port
The main goal of the upcoming Indian visit is to conduct a joint navy drill “Indra Navy – 2015”.