LLS Alexander Shabalin Enters Mediterranean Sea
Russian Navy’s Large Landing Ship (LLS) Alexander Shabalin has sailed into the Mediterranean Sea where it will conduct firing exercises.
The vessel will become a part of the permanent task force, therefore replacing LLS Kaliningrad, which has been a part of the task force since December 2013.
Alexander Shabalin, LLS of Project 775 currently serving in the Baltic Fleet, departed its naval base Baltiysk on 22 October.
Naval Today Staff, Image: Russian Ministry of Defence