The Russian fleet in the Pacific begins a series of one-week exercises. More than 40 warships and 20 aircraft are involved, the state-run TASS news agency quoted the Defense Ministry as saying. The exercises, scheduled for June 10, will include ships looking for “simulated enemy submarines.” and “development of an air defense organization for regular ship teams to conduct combat training exercises on surface and air targets.” A statement from the ministry told TASS. , dredgers of mines, missiles and support ships will operate in designated areas of the Pacific Ocean during the exercises, according to the announcement of the ministry.
The exercises will take place while the Russian invasion of Ukraine is underway. reaches 100 days today Friday.