In the Mediterranean sea entered kalibrovochnye corvettes
In the Mediterranean sea on Sunday entered the Russian Corvette “Great Ustyug” and “Grad Sviyazhsk”, equipped with cruise missiles, long-range “Caliber”. They successfully passed the Straits, including the Bosphorus, reports “Interfax” with reference to the Istanbul of the monitoring sites.
In their assumptions, small missile ship “Velikiy Ustyug” and “Grad Sviyazhsk” of the Caspian flotilla heading to the Syrian port of Tartus, where the base logistics of the Navy of Russia.
These ships and small missile ship “Uglich” and watchdog ship “Dagestan” on October 7, 2015 bombed targets of the terrorist organization ISIL (banned in Russia) in Syria. Then it produced 26 launches of missiles “Caliber” 11 ground targets, located at a distance of about one and a half thousand kilometers. 20 November of the same year, the objects of the IG in Syria was caused by a second missile strike. It was reported that “Caliber” has struck seven goals.
#Navy Project 21631 #KF Caspian Flotilla Buyan M class corvettes Veliki Ustyug 651 (x-023) & Grad Sviyazhsk 652 (c-021), armed with SS-N-30 / Kalibr 3M-14 land attack missiles, transited the Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus, likely en route to #Tartus #Syria 03:30Z pic.twitter.com/QCEst4GuSO
— Yörük Işık (@YorukIsik) 17 Jun 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a military conference in Sochi in mid-may that the terrorist threat in Syria still remains, so the Russian warships with missile systems “Calibre” will continue to be a constant combat duty in the Mediterranean sea.