NATO Ships On Full Alert: Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov passed through the English Channel on its way to the Mediterranean [Reports, Videos]

This is bloody hilarious. Panic and major escort op with Captain Mainwaring shouting “the Russians are coming, the Russians are coming” and an auld Scots geezer worrying himself into an early grave saying “we’re all doomed”.
Lucky beggars who got to see it probably didn’t save any photos for posting on the web though. I’d would have dearly loved to see the Admiral Kuznetsov.

the real Syrian Free Press


Video Translation from Russian by Inessa Sinchougova


NATO and EU ships were put on full alert along the British coast as a Russian naval fleet passed through the English Channel on its way to the Mediterranean.

The Admiral Kuznetsov, a Soviet-era aircraft carrier that can carry more than 50 planes, crossed international waters in the North Sea with seven other vessels on Friday. Locals and media gathered in Dover to watch the fleet pass by into the channel.


20161022-russian_naval_fleet-5© Dover Marina.com / Facebook


The vessels are also being very closely watched. The British Ministry of Defence said it had dispatched Royal Navy ships to escort the vessels.

The British warship HMS Richmond escorted the group from the Norwegian Sea as it went south, and the HMS Duncan, a Type 45 destroyer, sailed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to man-mark it.

It’s being marked every step of the way by…

View original post 1,072 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s