Royal Navy of great Britain sends two warships to monitor the movement of the naval group of the Russian Northern fleet, led by aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”. About it reports The Times, citing a source in the defense sector.
Ships of the Royal Navy will follow the passage of the Russian cruiser and its accompanying ships at a time when they will be held near the territorial waters of great Britain on the way to the Mediterranean sea, the newspaper said.
In addition, according to the newspaper, the movement of ships, led by the “Admiral Kuznetsov” will monitor Maritime patrol aircraft one of the countries — members of NATO. Its patrol aircraft in Britain is not due to savings, stresses the newspaper.
The Daily Mail adds that the Royal Navy brought into a state of high alert after it became known that the “Admiral Kuznetsov” went on a long hike.
The only Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” began a campaign in the Mediterranean sea. Official challenge: ensuring naval presence of Russia in important areas of the oceans. Video: Channel
15 Oct naval group led by the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” went camping in the areas North-East Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea. As reported by the press service of the Russian Northern fleet, the group, in addition to “Admiral Kuznetsov” entered the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Pyotr Veliky”, large anti-submarine ships “Severomorsk” and “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and support vessels. The campaign will last for four to five months.