Missile ship-"Invisible" "Dagestan" in the municipal tests on the Caspian Sea coast struck a special target at a distance of 100 nautical miles (about 180 km) high-precision missile fired from the set of "Caliber-NK", told reporters on Wednesday, the press service of the Southern Military Area .
"Dagestan" — the first ship of the Russian Navy, armed with a versatile missile system 'Caliber-NK ", able to use several types of missiles to fire at surface and shore targets at ranges of up to 300 km. The ship was built with the use of technologies such as "stealth", which reduce the possibility of detection by means of radar.
"In the process of the second step Municipal test… for the first time successfully carried out missile shooting coast purpose "- uttered in the press-service. Precision rocket proparhav about 100 nautical miles, which struck the coast goal — building measuring 10 by 10 meters, simulating a conditional command post.
"Sea ground total area of 2.6 thousand square kilometers, which hosted the tests, was closed to civilian shipping. Puzzles for closing the landfill did about 20 surface ships and support vessels of the Caspian Flotilla, "- said the press service.
After the end of the rocket firing rocket ship crew will return to Astrakhan, where apprehend role in the festivities commemorating the days of the Navy.
Until the end of the summer will finish complex Municipal test and take a ship in the Caspian Flotilla. Autumn missile ship in the group perceive the role of the flotilla in the teaching of "Caucasus-2012".
Functional missile ship "Dagestan" Project 11661 was designed by Zelenodolsk Design Bureau and built on Zelenodol'sk Plant named after AM sourness (Tatarstan). It is designed to combat the enemy ships and aircraft in the near- sea zone.