Yaroslav Mudry Arrives in Baltiysk

Russian Navy’s frigate Yaroslav Mudry returned to Baltiysk naval base on Saturday, February 21.

After leaving its home of Baltiysk on August 9, 2014, the vessel was part of the Russian Navy’s Mediterranean Sea task force, patrolling shipping lanes in the Horn of Africa and maintaining security of Russian maritime activities.

Yaroslav Mudry spent a total of 197 days at sea, traveled over 30 thousand nautical miles and visited nine foreign countries: Spain, Malta, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Oman and Syria.

The vessel’s crew conducted various exercises related to anti-aircraft and anti-submarine operations, as well as navigation, communication and management drills. The crew also conducted different small arms training.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: Russian Department of Defence