Russia: Black Sea Fleet Announces Results of Winter Training Period

Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Military Council convened to summarize winter training period.

Appearing at the audience, BSF Commander Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev emphasized the fleet had completed winter training period with good results at hand. Such events as BLACKSEAFOR activation, Russian-Ukrainian exercise Fairway of Peace-2011, participation in international exercise Bold Monarch, field drills of marine units, and ship missile firings were mentioned specifically.

BSF Deputy Commander for personnel affairs Capt 1 rank Yury Orekhovsky highly appreciated activities of the fleet’s commanding officers in strengthening discipline and order.

In the end, the fleet commander’s order awarding best servicemen was read off.

Source: rusnavy, June 1, 2011;