1. LV ekskl. ekonom. zonā 7,5 j.j. no terit. jūras bruņotie spēki 13.10. identificēja Krievijas BS “Goryn” klases velkoni— NBS (@Latvijas_armija) October 13, 2016
The sightings are just the latest in a notable upsurge of Russian military activity throughout the Baltic Sea region and beyond in recent days with Moscow apparently going out of its way to flx its muscles at every opportunity.
On October 13 the NBS reported sighting an Alpinist-class intelligence-gathering ship named the Zhigulevsk 11 nautical miles (20 km) from the sea border..
LV ekskl. ekonom. zonā 11 j.j. no terit. jūras bruņotie spēki 12.10. identificēja Krievijas BS “Alpinist” klases izlūkkuģi "Zhigulevsk"— NBS (@Latvijas_armija) October 12, 2016
Meanwhile, if all the excitement makes you consider a career in the military, you're in luck the Latvian armed forces are currently recruiting and that includes the navy, as the ad below shows!