VLADIVOSTOK, August 19 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Pacific fleet large anti-sub ship Admiral Panteleyev, tanker Boris Butoma and rescue tug Fotiy Krylov will visit the Japanese seaport Maizuru on August 28, while returning to Vladivostok base from the Rimpac international exercises.
“The Russian sailors will spend four days in the port to attend protocol events, to take some rest after an oceanic voyage and to replenish reserves. The naval group will reach Vladivostok in early September,” Eastern Military District spokesman Capt. 1st Class Roman Martov told Itar-Tass.
The crews have continued their training, such as elimination of anti-ship missiles and shooting. Rimpac 2012 exercises held their active phase off the Hawaii on July 11 – August 2. That was the first time Russian warships took part in Rimpac.