The units of the Army Corps of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation in annexed Crimea were put on alert within the holding of the company tactical drills as Interfax reported citing official representative of the fleet Alexey Rulev.
“The units of the Army Corps of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation were put on alert within the beginning of the holding of the bilateral company tactical drills at “Angarsky” firing range in Crimea,” Rulev said.
According to the scenario of the drills, the units of the coast guard should work out tasks on the capture and defense of the sea coast with the fulfillment of the practical artillery attacks. About 500 people, 100 military hardware and aircraft involved in the drills.
As we reported, Russia held the missile drills in occupied Crimea to test the anti-ship coastal missile complex “Bal”.
Crimea was annexed by Russia after the illegal referendum held on the peninsula in March 2014. Earlier, the Russian military captured all strategic military objects and buildings of the key authoritative bodies. Neither Ukraine nor the rest of the civilized countries recognized the results of the referendum. A number of the European and the world countries, including Ukraine, imposed the economic sanctions against Russia.