Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Russian warship launched a cruise missile in course of the exercise in the Black Sea

In accordance to the combat training plan, the active stage of the tactic exercise is held with the Black Sea Fleet missile motor boats near shores of the Crimea Peninsula.

In course of the exercise, the servicemen are practicing delivering and loading the missile armament on the ships as well as its practical use for engaging ships of the simulated enemy.

R-239 missile boat has launched the Moskit cruise missile at a ship-target. According to the objective monitoring data, the missile has successfully engaged the target.

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The exercise involves up to 10 warships and auxiliary vessels.

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