A multipurpose nuclear submarine (NPS) of the Northern Fleet, as part of an exercise in the Barents Sea, fired an anti-submarine missile at an underwater target. This was announced on Friday, September 11, at the press service of the fleet.
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“Resistance to the submariners was provided by the crew of a multipurpose cruising nuclear submarine of another unit of the Northern Fleet’s submarine forces, which also indicated the use of submarine missile weapons,” the message says.
The shots were fired with an underwater missile without a warhead.
The Northern Fleet recalled that a few days ago, a training torpedo firing of nuclear submarine crews at an underwater target in a duel version took place in the Barents Sea.
On September 9, it became known that the newest small missile ship (MRK) “Green Dol” of the Buyan-M project had successfully fired in the White Sea. To participate in the exercises of the Northern Fleet, the ship traveled through the country’s inland waters from the Baltic Sea to the Arctic, where it successfully conducted a combat launch of the Kalibr cruise missile, hitting a coastal target at the Chizha training ground.