The Northern Fleet transported sailors to the Arctic
15:58 16 сентября 2014
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More than 200 sailors with military equipment landed on Kotelniy Island from ships of the Northern Fleet.
As the board of the press-service and information of the Ministry for defense of the Russian Federation informs, staff of the tactical task force started creating the beachhead, organizing the encampment, its protection and defense.
The big landing ships «Georgiy Pobedonosets» and «Kondopoga» participated in landing of the group. The expedition of the detachment consisting of 6 combat ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet to the New Siberian Islands archipelago started on the 6th of September. The combat ships overcame difficult areas at support of icebreakers of Atomflot, as IA «Arktika-Info» informs.