Day of the Pacific Fleet

21 May in 1731 by the Senate " to protect the land and sea trade routes and trades " was established by the military port of Okhotsk — the first permanent naval unit of Russia in the Pacific.

an important historical event in the life of the fleet was to take part in the heroic defense of Petropavlovsk in 1854, fighting in Russian -Japanese war in the Japan Sea, the Great Patriotic War.

Today Pacific fleet is the safety of Russia in the Asia- Pacific region. To perform this task, it includes modern nuclear strategic and multi-purpose submarines, surface ships for combat operations in the open ocean and the coastal marine area, maritime missile-carrying, anti-submarine and fighter aircraft, marines, coast troops.