Photo: Royal Navy
British multi-purpose scout ship HMS Enterprise dangerously close to a Russian military transport ship “Kyzyl-60”. On Wednesday, February 14, writes the Daily Star.
The publication reports that the ships missed each other just a few dozen meters. Their paths crossed from the Turkish coast near the Bosphorus Strait.
“Kyzyl-60” is back in Russia after he visited the Syrian Tartus, writes the edition. There is a point of logistics Russian Navy.
In turn, HMS Enterprise Royal Navy took part in the 21-day exercise in the Black sea, whose purpose was “to enhance NATO’s capacity to defend national sovereignty through collective defence,” notes the Daily Star. To do this, he did a joint patrol with two ships from Romania and Turkey. Currently, he is heading to the Mediterranean sea. Enterprise helps submarines and support during sea operations.
In January, CNN reported that a Russian su-27 approached to a distance of 1.5 meters to the patrol P-3 Orion naval forces of the United States over international waters of the Black sea. Then the Russian defense Ministry confirmed the interception, but stressed that the maneuvers were conducted in compliance with all international rules.
Video, photo All from Russia.