About past, present and future of Ukraine

Main War — Bulgarian naval forces destroyed a mine floating in the Black Sea

War

Bulgarian naval forces destroyed a mine floating in the Black Sea

02 Jul, 2022
205
Bulgarian naval forces destroyed a mine floating in the Black Sea

Share this article


Bulgarian naval forces have destroyed a mine floating in the Black Sea.

This was reported on the website of the Bulgarian Navy.

"The Naval Headquarters received a message about a floating sea mine on June 30, 2022 at 15:10 at the Marine Rescue Coordination Center. The mine was spotted by the Monterey motor ship flying the flag of Liberia 27 nautical miles east of the mouth of the Kamchia River … At 17:35 the crew of the helicopter discovered the mine and transmitted the coordinates to the ship of the Kavarna border police.

Military experts classify the mine as an anchor mine of the "Yam" type, placed in a combat position. At 20:50, a group of demolition divers destroyed the mine in a controlled detonation."

"The naval forces continue to maintain readiness for the survey of areas and mine action to ensure free navigation in the seas of Bulgaria," the Navy said in a statement.


The Odessa Journal

The Odessa Journal

more articles

Top article

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract for the construction of a service center for repairing drones in Ukraine
War

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract ...

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agreed to use Croatian ports for exporting Ukrainian grain
Business

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agree ...

New sanctions: Defence industry, political parties and individuals linked to oligarchs
Business

New sanctions: Defence industry, political pa ...

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the next Ramstein meeting, we expect solidly grounded decisions to meet the prospects on the battlefield
War

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the ...