The exercises in the Crimea missile system


RIA Novosti

Coastal missile complex (BRC) Utes during tactical exercises of the Russian black sea fleet in the Crimea was struck by a cruise missile sea target at a distance of about 170 kilometers, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday in Department of information support BSF.

Readiness division BRK Utes silo-based, located in the Crimean mountains at the height of 500-600 meters above sea level, was restored at the end of 2016. Earlier DBK was part of the armed forces of Ukraine not exploited.

“Today, as part of the scoring tactical exercises separate coastal missile brigade “the Rock” off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula has completed the launch of a cruise missile on Maritime targets. A few minutes later a cruise missile P-35 successfully hit the ship’s shield floating in the sea at a distance of about 170 kilometers,” — said the representative of the BSF.

For security and monitoring of the situation to the exercises more than 15 ships and support vessels of the black sea fleet and anti-submarine amphibian be-12 military transport aircraft an-26 and drones.

DBK Utes developed by NPO Mashinostroyenia (Reutov). The range of objectives of anti-ship cruise missiles P-35 — to 450 kilometers. Utes can be used in the system of coastal missile systems “Bal” and “Bastion”.