Twenty three representatives of leading media agencies from 10 countries of Europe and Asia had a 2-week press tour to Baltic Fleet. Foreign guests visited frigate Yaroslav Mudry and marine brigade.
Reporters had a tour on board frigate Yaroslav Mudry and familiarized with the crew’s living and service conditions. Foreign guests were shown some premises, conning bridge, and a heliport. Officers told them about the frigate’s armament and combat capabilities.
Visiting Hmelevka Range, journalists watched combat training drills of marine brigade, living conditions and daily ration of marines. In the end, guests visited the brigade’s museum and listened to the concert of “Black Berets” band.
Naval Today Staff, March 26, 2012; Image: soldati