Russia: Northern Fleet Task Unit Passes Gibraltar


Russian Navy’s task unit consisting of large ASW ship Severomorsk, tanker Yelnya, and salvage tug SB-406 has passed the Strait of Gibraltar and is following the assigned course in the Bay of Biscay.

Russian ships have excellently accomplished anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden and are returning to home bases.

Now the anti-piracy escort functions are executed by Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev.

Source: rusnavy, October 10, 2011