MURMANSK, October 29. (Itar-Tass) – Large landing ship Georgy Pobedonosets of Russia’s Northern Fleet, have waited out the storm in the Seine River bay. He resumed the course through the English channel on Tuesday. Vadim Serga, head of the Information Department of the North-Western District Navy press service, told Itar-Tass that the watercraft departed Baltiysk, the primary base of the Baltic fleet.
Amphibious assault ship Georgy Pobedonosets has been performing military operations away from permanent deployment for around three months now.
Throughout this time the ship’s crew participated in war games of the Baltic fleet, where it facilitated beachhead assault, as well as successfully completed dozens of training tactical missions in cooperation with Baltic fleet watercraft.
By the end of this week Georgy Pobedonosets is expected to arrive in Lisbon.