Russia holds first Northern Fleet exercises in Arctic

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Russia has started the first Northern Fleet exercises on the defense of an important industrial facility in the Arctic, says head of the Northern Fleet press service, Captain 1st Rank Vadim Serga.

“Today, an interspecies tactical exercise of forces and troops of the Northern Fleet has started in the Arctic. The teaching is held on the Taimyr Peninsula near the city of Norilsk,” – said Serga.

During the exercises, it is planned to work out the organization of interaction of various forces and troops and to check the readiness of personnel and equipment to operate in the Arctic zone in unfamiliar terrain, Serga pointed out.

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