Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Russia, Norway, U.S.A in Joint Naval Drills

U.S Russian and Norwegian naval forces are holding joint firing exercises in the Norwegian Sea, a Russian Navy official said on Wedensday.
The U.S. Navy's USS Farragut guided missile destroyer, Russia's Admiral Chabanenko Udaloy II class destroyer, and Norway's MS Nordkapp frigate are set to "perform firing exercises at an above-surface target" later on Wednesday, Vadim Serga, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet, told RIA Novosti.

The Northern Eagle drills, which end on August 25, will also focus on joint maritime air defense.

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