The Russian Caspian Flotilla is holding a final naval parade rehearsal in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea and the event on July 31 will also involve warships from the Azerbaijani and Iranian navies for the first time, a correspondent has reported. TASS on site. .
“As a major attraction this year, the event will bring together vessels from the Azerbaijani and Iranian navies, which arrived for the first time in many years as part of the joint Navy Day celebrations,” said the deputy commander of the Caspian Flotilla for the army. Political Labor captain 1st rank Sergey Rakauskas told reporters.
This year, the naval parade in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea will bring together 26 combat ships and gunboats, 15 support ships, more than 900 men and four aircraft. The parade formation will include the Tatarstan and Dagestan missiles, the small artillery ships Grad Sviyazhsk, Uglich and Stupinets, the survey boat Nikolay Ivashintsov, the harbor minesweepers Magomed Gadzhiyev and Herman Ugryumov and the anti-saboteur boat Yunarmeyets Dagestana, the Caspian flotilla. press office report.
As the press office of the Southern Military District of Russia reported earlier, the Caspian Flotilla will demonstrate its combat capabilities at sea and on land during the naval parade. Navy sailors will demonstrate approximately 10 combat episodes, including thwarting an attempt to breach the state border, breaking through a minefield, and fighting a naval battle with a simulated enemy.
Additionally, sailors will demonstrate delivering a missile strike against key installations of a fictional enemy, assisting a vessel in distress, conducting anti-amphibious assault defense , landing an amphibious assault force and struggling to land on shore.
Residents and guests of Kaspiysk will be able to see a static display of armaments and military equipment of the Caspian Flotilla. The naval festivals will conclude with a festive fireworks display.