Russian Navy destroyer Admiral Panteleyev arrives in Indonesia

The Russian Navy’s destroyer Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived at the port of Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta in Indonesia, on Nov. 27.

The officers on the ships, which are attached to the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, has conducted an organizational meeting with Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) personnel.

The Russian Ministry of Defence said in a statement that the warships will be also open for local visitors.

The Russian and Indonesian servicemen will also participate in sports competitions. The Russian seamen will be able to go on a bus tour round the regional historical sites.

The unofficial visit of the  warship and the support vessel will last till November 30.

Admiral Panteleyev is an Udaloy-class destroyer (“large anti-submarine ship”) of the Russian Navy. She is a part of the Russian Pacific Ocean Fleet; she was deployed in 2009 as part of operations to combat piracy off the Somalian coast. Ship also participated at RIMPAC 2012.

Boris Butoma is a Boris Chilikin-class (Project 1559V Morskoy prostor, Sea space) of fleet replenishment oiler built in 1970s for for the Soviet Navy and currently in service with the Russian Navy. The vessel was commissioned on 30 October 1978.

Russian MOD

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