the shipyard “Nibulon” completed the repair of the search and rescue ship “Alexander Okhrimenko” (photo)
The search and rescue vessel of the Ukrainian Navy “Alexander Okhrimenko” (A715) has completed repairs at the shipyard “Nibulon”.
The other day in the waters of the Southern Bug, the crew completed a series of training exercises to improve the combat and professional level of personnel.
The operation of special equipment and main engines at different running modes was checked.
“For two days, the sailors honed their skills in such exercises as tactical maneuvering, guarding and defending the ship in an unprotected raid, assisting a ship in distress, fighting for the survival of the ship, etc.,” the press service of the Ukrainian Navy said.
Search and rescue vessel “Alexander Okhrimenko” is designed to provide a full range of diving, hoisting, underwater technical, hydrographic, research and other special works, it can provide extinguishing facilities both in port and at sea.
After returning to the deployment point, the crew began the final preparation of the search and rescue vessel for participation in the international exercise “Dive-2021”, which will take place from 01 to 06 August 2021 in Constanta, Romania.
During the repairs, the ship received a new color, it was repainted from red, which was in the KP “Marine Search and Rescue Service”, to gray.
Thus, its color corresponds to other ships, vessels and boats of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
It will be recalled that the search and rescue vessel “Alexander Okhrimenko” went to the shipyard of the company “Nibulon” for repairs in May.
The main works concern the works on the main power plant (GEU) of the vessel, as well as the repair of the hull, various life systems and other works.
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