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In a sudden check of the connections of the Baltic fleet involved more than 600 military

The connection of the Baltic fleet on alert in the framework of a sudden check of combat readiness, involved more than 600 military and over 70 pieces of equipment, told reporters head of information providing press-services ZVO on the fleet captain 1st rank Roman Martov.

"In the Kaliningrad region in the framework of a sudden check combat readiness was alarmed and started to perform combat training tasks of the unit connections of Marines of the Baltic fleet and the crews of compound amphibious ships of BF" - he said.

According to him, in the events involved over 600 soldiers and more than 70 units of military and special equipment. Head of information providing press-services ZVO on the fleet added that the purpose of sudden inspection is to evaluate the ability of bringing forces to the established degree of combat readiness and preparedness of rescue forces to perform their tasks.

"During movement on the ground, the Marines conducted exercises to repel the attack of simulated enemy convoy in the Commission of the March. At the site "Khmelevka" units have begun to perform tasks in preparation for the antilanding defense of the coast", he added.

It is reported that the ships compound amphibious ships of the Baltic fleet left the points of permanent deployment and went to sea to perform tasks on the orders of higher command.

Test of combat readiness of divisions of Marines of the Baltic fleet and coupling amphibious ships BF will last for several days. At the stage of the active phase of the exercises, the Marines will fulfill the task of antilanding defense of the coast with combat shooting, and crews will work at the marine ranges of the elements of the course objectives with the implementation of artillery firing.