Yaroslav Mudry Nears MED Permanent Task Force

Russian Navy’s Neustrashimy class frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727), a part of the Baltic Fleet (BF), continued its voyage toward the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.

As soon as the vessel arrives at its destination it will join the Russian Navy’s permanent task force.

As part of the journey, the frigate’s sailors conducted necessary planning and preventive maintenance and the vessel is now set to carry out its mission.

Yaroslav Mudry left the main naval base of Baltiysk on August 9, 2014. During its deployment the ship sailed more than 22000 nautical miles, and visited the Spanish Ceuta port on the Mediterranean coast of Africa, the Maltese Valletta port, Karachi port in Pakistan, Jakarta in Indonesia, Penang in Malaysia, Colombo in Sri Lanka, and Salalah in Oman.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: Russian Department of Defence

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