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Russia: Northern Fleet shows its firepower in Arctic drills01:30

Russia: Northern Fleet shows its firepower in Arctic drills

Russian Federation, Murmansk Region
March 20, 2015 at 23:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Forty-one warships of Russia's Northern Fleet continued snap combat readiness drills in the Murmansk region, Thursday.

Among the warships were the guided missile destroyers Admiral Ushakov and Admiral Levchenko, and an Akula-class nuclear-powered attack submarine.

Naval crews successfully performed live-fire drills targeting sea-based and coastal targets, and also took down several simulated aerial targets.

Around 38,000 military personnel, 3,360 units of military equipment including 110 aircraft, 41 ships and 15 submarines are taking part in the drills, including destroyers, frigates, missile boats, submarines, tanks, and fighter jets.

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Forty-one warships of Russia's Northern Fleet continued snap combat readiness drills in the Murmansk region, Thursday.

Among the warships were the guided missile destroyers Admiral Ushakov and Admiral Levchenko, and an Akula-class nuclear-powered attack submarine.

Naval crews successfully performed live-fire drills targeting sea-based and coastal targets, and also took down several simulated aerial targets.

Around 38,000 military personnel, 3,360 units of military equipment including 110 aircraft, 41 ships and 15 submarines are taking part in the drills, including destroyers, frigates, missile boats, submarines, tanks, and fighter jets.