Russian Navy ships hold missile and artillery firings in Pacific drills

June 30, 2021

TASS Russian News Agency:

A group of the Russian Pacific Fleet’s ships held missile and artillery firings in the Pacific, repelling a notional enemy’s air attack and striking a sea target in drills, the Fleet’s press office reported on Wednesday.

“A group of the Pacific Fleet’s ships comprising the Fleet’s Order of Nakhimov Guards Missile Cruiser Flagship Varyag and the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov held missile and artillery firings in the Pacific waters. In the course of practical measures, the warships jointly repelled a notional enemy’s air attack. The exercise was intended to check the reliable operation of shipborne weapons in a hot climate,” the press office said in a statement…

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