Large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Vice Admiral Kulakov” of the Northern Fleet (SF) completed anti-piracy watch in the area of the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, a representative of the Federation Council, captain of the second rank Andrei Luzik, told Interfax on Tuesday.
“This morning the ship entered the Suez Canal and started moving towards the Mediterranean Sea,” he said. The representative of the Federation Council recalled that the BCP “Vice Admiral Kulakov” operated in the southern part of the Red Sea and in the Gulf of Aden from the end of August. The main task of the ship was to ensure the regular naval presence of the Russian Navy in the region and the safety of civilian navigation.
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