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Sea minesweepers of the Black Sea Fleet worked out the setting of minefields

CrimeaPRESS reports:

The crews of the sea minesweepers «Valentin Pikul» and «Vice-Admiral Zakharyin» of the Black Sea Fleet worked out the laying of minefields in one of the sea combat training ranges. This was reported by the press service of the Southern Military District

During the exercise, the crews of the minesweepers escorted the ships behind the trawls with the forcing of a mock minefield, hit targets imitating sea mines from artillery pieces, and also worked out the actions of artillery crews when repelling an attack by means of an air attack of a mock enemy.

In addition, the specialists of the mine-sweeping groups of both minesweepers carried out reconnaissance and control trawling, ensured the laying of fairways in minefields, carried out a training setting of a mine bank with subsequent hauling , — the message says.

The next stage in the combat training of the Black Sea Fleet’s minesweeper forces will be mine support for a planned joint exercise of homogeneous and heterogeneous naval tactical groups in the Black Sea.

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