MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the flagship of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) of the Guards Order of Nakhimov, the missile cruiser (GRKR) Varyag and the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs, as part of the final check during the summer training period, conducted a planned air defense exercise of the detachment in the Sea of Japan, during which they performed practical launches of anti-aircraft missiles of the Fort, Dagger and Osa complexes against high-speed air targets.
The launch of the Malakhit cruise target missile in the interests of the detachment was carried out by the Razliv small missile ship. Saman target missiles launched from the Metel and Iney small anti-submarine ships were also used as air targets.
In the course of the joint missile firing, the air defense crews of the Varyag cruiser found a cruise missile, took it for escort and destroyed the Fort air defense missile system at a safe distance for the ship. The rest of the targets GRKR “Varyag” and BOD “Admiral Tributs” hit with the use of SAM “Osa” and “Dagger”, as well as naval artillery. In total, within the framework of practical actions, 10 missile launches were carried out.
The combat exercise was provided by 12 warships and support vessels of the Pacific Fleet. They performed tasks to close the missile firing area.
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