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Six Russian Amphibious Assault Ships Arrive In Syria’s Tartus In Large-Scale Drills (Video)

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Six Russian Amphibious Assault Ships Arrive In Syria’s Tartus In Large-Scale Drills (Video)

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On February 4, a task force of six amphibious assault ships of the Northern and Baltic Fleets arrived at the Russian Navy’s base in the Syrian port of Tartus.

The force is made up of a Project 11711 amphibious assault ship, Pyotr Morgunov, and five Project 775 amphibious assault ships, Georgy Pobedonosets, Olenegorsky Gornyak, Korolyov, Minsk and Kaliningrad.

Project 11711 and Project 775 ships are designated to land an amphibious assault force on an unequipped shore and sealift troops and cargo.

In a statement, the Ministry of Defense of Russia said that the task group completed its transit around Europe and arrived in the eastern Mediterranean as part of the drills under the direction of Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov.

“Currently, the ships are in a roadstead in the Syrian port of Tartus where they have begun replenishing their fuel and lubricants, fresh water and food supplies to the required level at the Russian Navy’s logistic support facility in the Mediterranean,” the statement reads.

The naval drills are a part of the Russian military’s training plan for January and February. The drills, which are meant to protect Russia’s interests in World Ocean and counter military threats in several seas and oceans, will bring together over 140 warships and support vessels, more than 60 aircraft, 1,000 items of military hardware and about 10,000 troops.

Theses drills come amid unprecedented tensions in the Black Sea between Russia and the NATO over the Ukraine crisis.

If needed, the large Russian naval task force currently anchored in Syria’s Tartus, where it can carry out repairs and replenish supplies, could reach the Black Sea within a few days.

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Sas

Russia is securing its flank.

intp1

These vessels could put a brigade of 1500 men plus 50 tanks ashore but where and why? They or their allies control everything inland. Idlib doesn’t have a coast line. Are they to invade Lebanon? :)

David Rennie

Happy to see such great support from Russia. The just of the world is with the Syrian Arab Republic.

Peppe il Sicario

Notice how they didn’t show the contents of the ships, but showed the ships being loaded with food provisions for the return trip? Reports are saying that the ships were carrying weapons for Iran and thus, Israel is supposedly planning to attack the Russian base in Tartous. Those suicidal Chosenites!!!

jens holm

Israel is supposedly planning to attack the Russian base in Tartous. Those suicidal Chosenites!!!

Its must be the day of not funny jokes from You. A good example for how parts of the earth are non devellopment zones.

Peppe il Sicario

Did your rabbi peform fellatio on your little pecker this morning?

Earthrise

He lost the lot when he got circumcised.

Jens holm

You show Your what they removed from You very well.

Jens holm

again its not even a comment

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