Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Visits NF


Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky visits Northern Fleet (NF) in the period since Nov 24 till Nov 26.

Purpose of the visit is to check readiness of NF carrier group headed by aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov for long-range cruise and deployment in ocean zone. The commander is inspecting technical condition of ships and the qualification level of commanding staff and personnel.

The carrier group is expected to leave NF main base Severomorsk in Dec 2011.

In accordance with the visit program, Admiral Vysotsky also controls trials of nuclear-powered submarines.

Naval Today Staff , November 28, 2011;