Nine British ships tracked the passage of Russian ships in the English Channel, the British Navy reported.
Surveillance was conducted for three Russian “Guardian” type corvettes, two project landing ships 445, two frigates of the Admiral Grigorovich series and the auxiliary and tug boats accompanying them, the British military department reported, TASS reports.
The British deployed four frigates of the type 23, two coastal patrol ships, and two Tide class tankers , multipurpose hydrographic ship type “Echo”, as well as helicopters.
The report notes the “unusually high level of activity” of the Russian fleet in the waters near Britain.
Earlier, Russia sent a patrol ship of the Black Sea Fleet project 1135 “Inquisitive” was sent to monitor the NATO frigates who visited to the Black Sea on Monday.
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