July 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the course of carrying out the tasks, the grouping of Russian warships began to work out a number of planned combat training activities in the Black Sea.
The exercise involved about 10 ships of the fleet. In particular, large landing ships “Azov” and “Caesar Kunikov”, small missile ships “Orekhovo-Zuyevo” and “Mirage”, missile boats “Ivanovets”, “Naberezhnye Chelny” and “R-60” and others.
At the moment, the crews of the ships continue to work out the elements of joint navigation and combat maneuvering in sea polygons, as well as carry out rebuilding into complex formations and joint warrants.
At the final stage of the exercises in the combat training grounds of the Black Sea Fleet, the ships will conduct rocket and artillery firing at sea and air targets from anti-aircraft missile and artillery complexes.
On July 1, 2019, the Sea Breeze 2019 naval exercise began in the northwestern part of the Black Sea. The maneuvers involved ships and aircraft from the United States, Britain, Canada, Italy, Turkey, Poland, Norway, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Denmark, Latvia, Estonia and their allies, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia.