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More than 10 rocket fires were conducted by ship formations in the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) in 2021.
The flagship of the Pacific Fleet, the guards missile cruiser Varyag, fired a cruise missile of the Vulkan complex, and the nuclear submarine Omsk fired the Granit anti-ship cruise missile from a submerged position. Both missiles were launched on the same day and successfully hit a target over 450 kilometers away.
The frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, for the first time after the modernization, launched a cruise missile of the Kalibr-NK complex at a ground target from the Sea of Japan. At the set time, the cruise missile hit a target position simulating an object of the military infrastructure of a simulated enemy at a distance of more than 100 kilometers.
Also, the frigate “Marshal Shaposhnikov” from the Sea of Japan launched a rocket of the newest anti-submarine complex “Answer” at an underwater target, during which the missile’s warhead successfully hit the underwater target.
Three times a year missile launches of Moskit cruise missiles were successfully carried out by missile boats of the Pacific Fleet.
The calendar year 2021 ended with successful missile firing of diesel-electric submarines Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Volkhov, which for the first time in the Pacific Fleet used the Kalibr-PL high-precision missile system against coastal and sea targets.
Also, to provide anti-aircraft missile firing in 2021 in the Pacific Fleet, Malachite target missiles launched from small missile ships of the fleet were used six times.
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