Near the border of Latvia noticed a Russian military ship.
This is stated in the message of the National armed forces of Latvia in Twitter, transfers “European truth”.
“In Latvia’s exclusive economic zone to three nautical miles from the territorial waters of the naval force on 16 October identified the ship “Aleksandr Obukhov” class “Alexandrite” of the Armed forces of Russia”, – stated in the message.
“Alexander Obukhov” – the lead ship of the project of the Russian minesweepers class “Alexandrite”. It was launched in 2014 and the fleet it waliv 2016, he is currently serving in the Baltic fleet of the Russian Federation.
Minesweeper is designed for detection and destruction of mines of all types; proting protection of bases, coastal marine areas; providing proting protection of ships in the fleet move on the sea, its own exclusive economic zone and mineral deposits in the sea; laying minefields; maintaining a mine exploration.