Russia's Pacific fleet holds anti-submarine drills in Sea of Japan

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Xinhua
Editor
Zhang Tao
Time
2017-03-14

VLADIVOSTOK, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Russia's Pacific Fleet has recently conducted naval drills in the Sea of Japan, with the participation of anti-submarine destroyers, the Russian military said Tuesday.

"Anti-submarine corvette crews on the Ust-Ilimsk and the Sovetskaya Gavan vessels have completed tasks to search for and detect an improvised enemy submarine. They successfully destroyed it with bombs and torpedoes," said Vladimir Matveev, spokesman for the Eastern Military District.

Apart from destroying the simulated target submarine, warship crews also carried out live firing involving naval and air targets and other tasks on board, he added.

 

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