A Russian submarine hit the «Caliber» to the terrorists in Syria

Submarine «Novgorod the Great» volley struck a blow cruise missiles «Caliber» important targets of the terrorist group «Islamic state»* in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, according to the Ministry of defence.

The submarine is in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean sea. She worked from a submerged position, firing three missiles.

In the destroyed command posts, fortified with the accumulation of militants and armored vehicles, as well as a large warehouse of weapons and ammunition terrorists near the village of Abu Kemal.

It clarifies the Agency, the data of objective control confirmed the defeat of all assigned goals.

In General, over the two months since, as the submarine became a part of constantly operating in the Mediterranean group, she spent four salvo launch «Caliber» on terrorist targets at distances from 350 to 700 kilometers.

Cruise missiles «Caliber» was originally developed for the latest weapons multipurpose nuclear submarines of project 885 «Ash». Then they began to arm as the submarines of project 636, which is «Great Novgorod» and surface ships. The range of «Caliber» — about 2,5 thousand kilometers. They were first used against the extremists in Syria on 7 October 2015.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

RIA Novosti

A Russian submarine hit the «Caliber» to the terrorists in Syria 01.11.2017

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