Three Russian Corvettes are going to monitor NATO BALTOPS-2019 exercise which began today (June 9) out of Kiel/Germany.
Project 20380 corvettes RFS BOYKIY 521, RFS STOYKIY 545 and Nanucka-3 corvette RFS LIVEN are assigned for it.
The BALTOPS-2019 exercise will be held on June 9-21. It will involve up to 40 surface ships and submarines and 40 aircraft from 18 countries. For the first time, the US Second Fleet, re-established in 2018, will take part in the maneuvers. Staff members will run Baltops-2019 from the USS Mount Whitney command ship, which arrived to the Baltic Sea on May 30.