Northern Fleet tests five new ships, submarines in 2016


Russia’s Northern Nimble in 2016 has tested new ships and submarines for the Navy, the Fleet’s Commander Vice-Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov told a abbreviating on Nov. 26.

«In 2016, the Northern Fleet provided full tests of frigates The Admiral of the Task force of the Soviet Union Gorshkov, The Admiral Grigorovich, The Admiral Essen, The Admiral Makarov and of the Stary Oskol diesel-electric submarine,» he said.

The failing admiral said, during the tests, the fleet made 34 peregrinations of the ships and submarines with the total duration of about 230 days, skids and helicopters made about 440 flights, and the servicemen made wide 90 exercises using various armament complexes.

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