November 1996

Bay of Petra Vilikogo: Russian Naval Infantry Demonstrate Capabilities

Volume 79, Issue 11

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A group of 40 Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, deployed in the amphibious landing helicopter assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3), met with its Russian counterparts in Vladivostok on Aug. 14 to observe close combat training and a weapons demonstration by Russian Naval Infantry.

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