RFS Admiral Essen Launched SSM at Crimean Range

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) “Admiral Essen” conducted test artillery fire at invisible coastal targets in the area of ​​the “Opuk” training ground in the Crimea.

In the course of the firing, the crews of the frigate’s artillery warhead received target designation and worked out the algorithm of actions when performing a combat training exercise.

During the test artillery firing, the personnel of the frigate “Admiral Essen” successfully hit invisible coastal targets, imitating the positions of a conditional enemy, using the A-190 artillery mount.

Artillery shells were fired at invisible objects according to navigational data using an auxiliary aiming point.

Artillery firing at coastal targets was carried out in accordance with the action plan for the combat training of the Black Sea Fleet.

Earlier, the crew of the frigate “Admiral Essen” conducted joint missile firing with the coastal missile system “Utes”, during which they successfully hit an air target.

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