In the Barents Sea conducted firing cruise missiles

During the command-staff exercises of the Western Military District on Thursday at the Northern Fleet made 6 launches of cruise missiles sea-and land-based positions at targets located in the Barents Sea, the official said Northern Fleet captain Vadim Serga.

"Goals are located at a distance of 100 to 400 kilometers, were successfully hit. Two launches of cruise missiles "Granit" crews made nuclear submarines of Project 949-A "Antaeus" from a submerged position, "- he said.

"Another two launches of cruise missiles" Malachite "crews made small missile ships," Iceberg "and" Breaking Dawn "- said V.Serga.

  • KR "Malachite"
  • KR "Malachite"

"One starter will shore operational-tactical missile complex" Redoubt "and the coastal anti-ship missile system" Frontier "coastal missile and artillery units of the Northern Fleet," — he said.

  • Start of Kazakhstan "Redoubt"
  • Start of Kazakhstan "Redoubt"

"Missile launches were carried out to test the readiness of shipboard and shore-based missile systems for various types of surface naval strike targets that are at different distances. All missile launches to be successful, "- said V.Serga.

  • RK "Frontier"
  • RK "Frontier"

Missile launches were carried out as part of the command-staff exercises of the Western Military District, which take place in the north-west of Russia under the leadership of Commander WEST Colonel General Arkady Bakhina.

Scientists began on September 21. In the marine phase of the exercise involved more than 20 surface ships of the Northern Fleet, which operated within the groupings of different forces in different parts of the Arctic Barents and Kara Seas, the Laptev Sea. The exercise also involved nuclear submarines and naval aircraft of the Northern Fleet.

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