RFS Omsk and Varyag Fire Cruise Missiles in Bering Sea

August 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – According to the plan of the Ocean Shield 2020 naval exercise and the tactical exercises of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) with a grouping of forces in the far sea zone, the flagship of the Pacific Fleet Guards Order of Nakhimov, the Varyag missile cruiser and the Omsk nuclear submarine cruiser (APKKR) in the water area of ​​the Bering Sea, joint missile firing at sea targets. The general management of the actions of the forces from the board of the Marshal Krylov measuring complex was carried out by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.

The Varyag guards missile cruiser launched an anti-ship cruise missile of the Vulcan complex, and the Omsk AICKR attacked the target from under the water with the Granit anti-ship missile. According to objective control data, both missiles successfully hit targets at distances of more than 450 and more than 320 kilometers, respectively.

The safety of the combat exercise was ensured by 15 warships and vessels of the Pacific Fleet, as well as aircraft of the naval aviation of the fleet.

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