The Russian frigate "Admiral Grigorovich" monitors the US Navy aircraft carrier "Dwight Eisenhower" in the Mediterranean Sea

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Image source: РИА Новости/Нина Зотина

London. March 27. INTERFAX-The missile frigate of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation "Admiral Grigorovich" monitors the actions of the aircraft carrier strike group of the US Navy, led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Dwight Eisenhower, which is located in the Eastern Mediterranean, the OSINT-1 resource, which publishes a picture of the location of the ships from the European Copernicus satellite, said on Twitter.

According to an image taken on March 26, a Russian frigate equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles follows an aircraft carrier strike group in an area southwest of the Greek island of Crete.

In addition to the aircraft carrier, the group includes the missile cruiser Monterey, the destroyers Mitscher and Thomas Hudner, and the supply ship Arctic.

The Admiral Grigorovich, equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles, is the lead frigate of the Project 11356 sea zone. The ships of this series have a displacement of about 4 thousand tons, a speed of 30 knots, and an autonomous navigation of 30 days. The frigate is also armed with the Shtil-1 self-defense missile system, the A-190 artillery launcher of 100 mm caliber, anti-aircraft artillery, a rocket launcher, torpedoes, and can carry a Ka-27 or Ka-31 deck helicopter.

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