February 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan of the fleet, the large amphibious ship Minsk of the Baltic Fleet has sailed off to practice the second course task (K-2) with artillery firing at targets imitating combat ships and air attack weapons.
The ship will train combat elements to repel attacks of small-sized ships and strikes of air attack weapons. All training missions are to be carried out both at day- and nighttime.
Targets will be imitated by SAB-250 flare bombs launched by Su-24 short-range bomber of the Baltic Fleet Naval Air Force. The planned exercise is to last for several days.