Russian amphibious assault group is being formed at the Black Sea Fleet within the “Caucasus-2016”

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An amphibious assault group of Russian NAVY is being formed at the Black Sea Fleet within the strategic command-and-staff exercise “Caucasus-2016”.

The ships have left their bases for the assigned zones where the group will be formed. At the same time the naval strike groups of different purpose are guarding the landing ships carrying out missions on anstiship, antisubmairine, antisabotage and air defence.

In their turn, the Marine units of the Caspian flotilla are preparing for embarkation on landing motor boats.

In the course of company tactical exercises, they are practicing driving combat vehicles and firing standard weapons.

The command and control centres of the Marine troops and the Coastal troops of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla are already deployed.

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