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MURMANSK, April 17. /TASS/. A convoy of warships of the Russian Northern Fleet, led by the Udaloy class anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, entered the waters of the Norwegian Sea for anti-aircraft and anti-submarine drills, Northern Fleet’s press-service chief captain 1st class Vadim Serga told TASS on Friday.
The fleet’s spokesman said that before entering the Norwegian Sea the grouping of warships already held anti-aircraft drills, exercised radioelectronic warfare and elimination of floating mines.
The Northern Fleet’s convoy is also expected to drill rescue operation in the Norwegian Sea with the use Ka-27 helicopters on board of the Severomorsk submarine chaser.
The Severomorsk left the port of the same name - the main base of the Northern Fleet - on a long voyage on November 20, 2014. Since then it has left behind more than 19,500 nautical miles. It helped maintain the safety of shipping in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden and paid a business visit to the port of Salalah, Oman.
Next week the convoy of the Northern Fleet’s warships is expected to continue anti-aircraft and anti-submarine drills in the Barents Sea.