The former chief of staff of the Russian Navy, Admiral Viktor Kravchenko explained a sharp maneuver to the American destroyer “Gravely”, June 17 “prune” the Russian frigate “Yaroslav the Wise”. According to him, the Americans thus tried to ward off the Russian ship from his aircraft carrier Harry Truman — he lay on the combat course for the training of carrier-based aircraft.
Kravchenko acknowledged that the parameters of dangerous approach of ships of the United States and Russia are not spelled out. However, according to him, the Americans violated the Maritime culture that requires ship larger displacement to act carefully in relation to smaller ships. Note that the displacement of the USS Gravely” more than twice the displacement “Yaroslav the Wise”.
The Network published the footage from onboard a Russian battle ship “Yaroslav the Wise” in the Mediterranean sea. The video shows how American destroyer USS Gravely” in fact, “cuts” the Russian ship. The Americans managed to slip right under the noses of “Yaroslav the Wise”, when the distance between them was reduced to a few tens of meters. As previously reported, the incident occurred on June 17. The defense Ministry believe that this maneuver is “Gravely” represented a real danger to the Russian ship.
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