Moscow. October 5. Interfax-AVN — Forces of the Northern Fleet during the exercises performed on Friday launches of cruise missiles sea-and land-based targets for the central part of the Barents Sea, reported on Saturday, "Interfax-AVN" in the management of news and information service of the Defense Ministry.
"In accordance with the plan of combat training made eight starts, the goals that were at a distance of 60 to 400 km, successfully hit", — explained in the administration.
"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", — explained in the military.
Four launch anti-ship missiles carried naval strike group, including two missile launch "Mosquito" performed destroyer "Admiral Ushakov", one rocket "Malachite" — small missile ships "Iceberg" and "Breaking Dawn."
A missile launch from the coast of the peninsula Fishermen at sea shore goal made operational-tactical missile complex "Redoubt" coastal missile and artillery brigades of the Northern Fleet.
"All of missile launches to be successful," — stressed in the Ministry of Defense.