Russia’s Varyag missile cruiser hits simulated target 500 km away

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During exercises in the Pacific Ocean, Russia’s Varyag missile cruiser used a Vulkan anti-ship cruise missile to strike a target at a distance of some 500 km, Pacific Fleet spokesman Nikolai Voskresensky told reporters on Saturday, Defence.az reports citing TASS.


"The Pacific fleet flagship, the Order of Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser Varyag launched a cruise missile of the Vulkan system at a target ship at a distance of about 500 kilometers," he said. "According to live recording equipment data, the missile hit the target at the designated time."

During the exercises, small missile boats R-14 and R-18 fired two Moskit supersonic ramjet powered anti-ship cruise missiles at a target over 130 km away.

Over 20 vessels, as well as Tu-142, Il-38 and MiG-31 aircraft, were deployed to ensure the safety of the exercises.



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Russia’s Varyag missile cruiser hits simulated target 500 km away

2019/09/1568454233.jpg
Read: 753     14:05     14 September 2019    

During exercises in the Pacific Ocean, Russia’s Varyag missile cruiser used a Vulkan anti-ship cruise missile to strike a target at a distance of some 500 km, Pacific Fleet spokesman Nikolai Voskresensky told reporters on Saturday, Defence.az reports citing TASS.


"The Pacific fleet flagship, the Order of Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser Varyag launched a cruise missile of the Vulkan system at a target ship at a distance of about 500 kilometers," he said. "According to live recording equipment data, the missile hit the target at the designated time."

During the exercises, small missile boats R-14 and R-18 fired two Moskit supersonic ramjet powered anti-ship cruise missiles at a target over 130 km away.

Over 20 vessels, as well as Tu-142, Il-38 and MiG-31 aircraft, were deployed to ensure the safety of the exercises.



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