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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet as part of the flagship of the Pacific Fleet of the Order of Nakhimov, the Guards missile cruiser Varyag and the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, conducted rocket and artillery fire in the Pacific Ocean.

In the course of practical operations, the warships jointly repulsed the attack of the air attack means of the simulated enemy. To defeat simulated air targets on the Varyag cruiser, OSA anti-aircraft missile systems were used, fire was also fired from a 130-mm AK-130 artillery mount, a 100-mm universal shipborne artillery mount A-190 and 30-mm six-barreled automatic ship installations AK-630. Radio-electronic jamming was carried out.

As part of the exercise, the ships of the detachment conducted artillery fire at a sea target. In this episode of the exercise, the flagship of the Pacific Fleet struck a target imitating a small ship with an anti-aircraft missile of the Osa complex.

The purpose of the exercise was to test the reliability of the ship’s weapons in a hot climate.

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