Turkish intelligence received information about the impending attack of terrorists from the “Islamic state”* Russian warships that pass through the Bosporus, says Haber Turk.
According to the publication, the attack can be carried out with missiles or long-barreled guns. Istanbul police together with intelligence checks places from which the ships of the Russian Navy can be fired. Just on the shores of the Strait identified 146 places convenient for attack. Next to them is arranged checkpoints.
The Turkish authorities also said that during the passage of Russian ships they will be supported by sea and air. Strait will be guarded by one police helicopter and two gunboats.
As recalled by TASS, the combat ships of the Russian Navy regularly cross the Turkish Straits in the Mediterranean and Black seas in the framework of the rotation and an operational need to carry out combat missions off the coast of Syria.
Meanwhile, at the “Severnaya Verf” in St. Petersburg launched a second reconnaissance ship of the project 18280 “Ivan Khurs”. Factory tests “Ivan Horse” scheduled for September, until the end of the year it should be transferred to the Navy.
Previously, the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation approved the scale of the forthcoming modernisation of a heavy aviabearing cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”, which was ridiculed by the world media during last year’s trip to the coast of Syria in the Mediterranean sea due to the characteristic of the armadillos beginning of the twentieth century plume of black smoke. Replacement of four boilers of the main power plant and the replacement of radar equipment will cost 40 billion. Aircraft carrier with aircraft on Board will be able to go to sea this fall.
*Islamic state (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.