The Admiral Makarov, a Russian Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate, is the latest vessel to join Russia’s Black Sea fleet. The Black Sea has seen heightened tensions between Russian and NATO forces since Russia’s 2014 military annexation of Crimea.


Image courtesy of the Russian Ministry of Defense


Watch the Admiral Makarov conduct missile defense drills below:

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