SYRIA POLITICS: No Where to Run, No Where to Hide: Russian Submarines Hit Terrorist Targets With Kalibr Cruise Missiles

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Before the missile strikes, Russian surveillance detected Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Deir-ez-Zor province, including command centers, large ammunition depots and hangars housing terrorists’ armored vehicles, the ministry added.

“To hit these targets, Velikiy Novgorod and Kolpino submarines of the Black Sea Fleet have performed two multiple launches of Kalibr cruise missiles from the Mediterranean,” the spokesman said.

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SYRIA POLITICS: No Where to Run, No Where to Hide: Russian Submarines Hit Terrorist Targets With Kalibr Cruise Missiles

Russian submarines have fired Kalibr 10 cruise missiles from the Mediterranean hitting terrorist targets in Syria, the Defense Ministry said.

The strikes were to support Syrian troops waging ground offensive in Deir-ez-Zor province.

The submarines ‘Veliky Novgorod’ and ‘Kolpino’ launched 10 Kalibr missiles on Thursday when patrolling the Mediterranean, ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov told reporters.

The spokesman said the submarines fired the missiles while submerged.

Before the missile strikes, Russian surveillance detected Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Deir-ez-Zor province, including command centers, large ammunition depots and hangars housing terrorists’ armored vehicles, the ministry added.

“To hit these targets, Velikiy Novgorod and Kolpino submarines of the Black Sea Fleet have performed two multiple launches of Kalibr cruise missiles from the Mediterranean,” the spokesman said.

The targets were located outside the Syrian town of Meyadin, he added.

Syrian troops are now on their ground offensive in the area near the Euphrates River, getting close air support from the Russian military.

– RT


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