The grouping of the Navy in Syria has reinforced floating workshop from the Baltic
At the naval base in Tartus came floating workshop PM-82 from the Baltic fleet, told “Izvestia” in the defense Ministry.
In Syria is the support vessel will be delayed for six months and will be responsible for the combat readiness of ships of the Russian Navy. Previously, it only worked mother ships of the black sea fleet. Floating workshops designed for quick repairs of ships, their weapons and equipment.
They placed machine tools and lifting devices. In this workshop able to protect themselves in case of attack. It features two 25-mm two-barrel automatic naval gun mounts.