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French Destroyer, Russian Amphib Finish Training In Barents Sea

June 18 2012

Russia

A French destroyer has concluded a five-day visit to Severomorsk in northern Russia with an exercise with a Russian amphibious ship, reports Xinhua, China's state news agency.

The destroyer De Grasse and amphibious ship Alexander Otrakovsky began the bilateral Passex drills on Friday.

The training covered joint maneuvers, communications, exchanging liquid goods, countering speedboat attacks and live-fire drills involving surface targets, said a spokesman for the Russian...

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