The black sea fleet will hold exercises on protection against underwater saboteurs

The black sea fleet will hold from 11 to 13 August exercises to protect against underwater saboteurs. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of defense of Russia, reports TASS.

The Ministry said that the military objectives to repel the attack of underwater saboteurs from the sea for the item-based black sea fleet. To lead exercises will be Navy commander Vladimir Korolev, they will be involved more than ten thousand ships and support vessels, and helicopters Mi-8 and Ka-27PS.

The Ministry said that the maneuvers included in the training program exercises “Caucasus-2016”. During the exercise, sailors will work search and minesweeping operations and assist probation emergency vehicle whose role will be performed by small missile ship “Mirage”.

Yesterday, 10 August, the FSB announced the detention of a group of saboteurs on the territory of Crimea and prevent terrorist attacks on the Peninsula.