New KH-35 Coastal Missile System «Bal» Successfully Completed Live Firing in Russian Far East

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28 April, the Pacific Fleet (PF) Coastal Troops’ formation held the first launch from the new missile system ‘Bal’, which came into the brigade’service at the end of last year.

Division, having made 200-kilometer march from the point of home station, deployed on the move on an unequipped position and made a missile launch against waterborne target.

Later, naval aircraft and ships-supervisors involved in supporting this firing, confirmed the successful target destruction.

Totally, more than 400 troops and about 20 pieces of combat and auxiliary equipment, including support forces, were deployed for participation in these missile launches.


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