Birthday of the Pacific naval fleet
may 21, 1731 Empress Anna Ioannovna signed a decree on settlement of Okhotsk and organizations under its Marina and shipyard. Our whole country in this day congratulates soldiers that are relevant to the Pacific fleet.
Then created the first Russian naval far East division. Since then, our Navy is continuously present in the waters of the Pacific ocean.
on 5 may 1999, commander, Pacific fleet has instituted an annual celebration: may 21 - the Day of the Pacific fleet.
The valor and courage of the soldiers provides in the Asia-Pacific region military security of our country.
The fleet consists of missile, nuclear and diesel submarines, submarine strategic purpose, numerous surface ships, missile, fighter and anti-submarine aircraft, and coastal and land forces.