Submarines «Great Novgorod» and «Kolpino» struck a cruise missile «Calibre» on the objects of the grouping «Islamic state»* in Syria, reports Russian defense Ministry.
The submarine located in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean sea, fired from an underwater position seven cruise missiles. The range of impact ranged from 500 to 670 kilometers.
The objectives have become command posts, communication centers, warehouses of weapons and ammunition of militants in the areas South-East of Deir ez-Zor.
«Objective monitoring data confirmed the defeat of all planned purposes,» — said the military Department.
Last week, September 5, strike «Caliber» to the terrorists struck the frigate «Admiral Essen», destroying the militants, as well as command and control and communications hub, weapons depots and plant on repair of armored vehicles.
On the same day the Syrian army with the help of Russian troops broke through the blockade of Deir ez-Zor. The terrorists of ISIS* more than three years held completely surrounded the largest in Eastern Syria town and a military airfield nearby. Now the government forces are still attacking rebel positions that have a fierce resistance.
The defense Ministry noted that the defeat of ISIS* in the area of Deir ez-Zor will be a strategic defeat groups in Syria.
* The terrorist group «Islamic state» (IG) is prohibited in Russia.