The Arctic is a priority. The Northern Fleet defined tasks for the year
10:44 9 января 2019
Категории: News in English
The Arctic will become a priority for the Northern Fleet in the coming year. It was stated by the commander of the Northern Fleet Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov at setting tasks to subordinates.
“The Northern Fleet accumulated vast experience of activity in the Arctic: use of underwater forces in the Arctic basin, activity of surface forces to ensure security in districts of the main Arctic transport artery of Russia — the Northern Sea Route, as well as in the sphere of rescue operations and ecological safety in the Arctic zone”, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov said.
This year the Northern Fleet plans to fulfill a row of Arctic campaigns of ships’ detachments and to conduct various tactical exercises with involvement of units located on the Arctic islands. In addition, in the Arctic zone it is planned to conduct rescue exercises and exercises on ensuring of security of coastal and island territories of Russia, as the press service of the Northern Fleet informs.
Along with development of the Arctic the Northern Fleet will continue to perform tasks in other areas of the World Ocean.