January 24 2011
The only Russian submarine in the Black Sea Fleet is preparing for its first deployment to the Mediterranean Sea, reports Interfax-AVN.
The Alrosa will be accompanied by anti-submarine warfare and air defense vessels during her three-month mission, a military source told Interfax.
"The Alrosa will rise to the surface to pass through the Bosphorus in summer. The Turkish authorities will be notified of it," said the source, as quoted by the Kyiv Post (Ukraine).
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