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Video: Russian Navy Submarine Launched 3M-14 Kalibr SLCM against IS targets in Syria

Naval Forces News - Russia
Video: Russian Navy Submarine Launched 3M-14 Kalibr SLCM against IS targets in Syria
The Project 636.3 'Velikiy Novgorod' submarine of the Black Sea Fleet destroyed critical objects of the terrorists in Syria by the 3M-14 Kalibr cruise missiles this morning, according to the Department of Information and Mass Communications of Russia`s Ministry of Defense (MoD).
Velikiy Novgorod submarine launch Kalibr cruise missile russia syriaRussian MoD Drone footage of the target being hit.
"At 10.11 a.m., the 'Velikiy Novgorod' submarine of the Black Sea Fleet, acting as a part of the Russian Navy`s operative task force in the Mediterranean Sea, sub-launched Kalibr cruise missiles against the objects of the terrorists in Syria," the department said in a statement.

The strong points and manpower/armor concentration areas detected in the recent days, as well as the munition depots of the Jabhat an-Nusra (forbidden in Russia) terroristic grouping in Idlib province were the targets. The distance to the targets reached nearly 300 km. Critical control posts, training camps and armored vehicles of the terrorists that had joined the effort to capture 29 Russian military policemen in the north of Hama province were engaged in Idlib province by a missile strike. The objective control means confirmed the destruction of the targets.
Russian MoD video
In accordance with the footage issued by the MoD and the Russia 24 TV channel, the submarine launched a salvo of four 3M-14 sea-launched cruise missiles (SLCMs).

During the counter-terror operation in Syria, Russia`s Navy has launched 78 3M-14 Kalibr missiles since October 2015. Most of the SLCMs (44 missiles) were used by the Caspian Flotilla`s ships in October-November 2015. In December 2015, the Project 636.3 'Rostov-na-Donu' submarine sub-launched four more 3M-14 missiles from the Eastern Mediterranean. In August 2016, two Project 21631 corvettes, 'Serpukhov' and 'Zeleny Dol', conducted launches of three missiles from the Mediterranean Sea. In November 2016, the 'Admiral Grigorovich' Project 11356 frigate launched at least three missiles from the Mediterranean Sea. On May 30, 2017, the 'Admiral Essen' frigate and the 'Krasnodar' submarine conducted launches of four more 3M-14 SLCMs against the IS (forbidden in Russia) targets near Palmyra. On June 23, the 'Admiral Grigorovich' and 'Admiral Essen' frigates and the 'Krasnodar' submarine launched six SLCMs. In September, the 'Admiral Essen' frigate launched three missiles against the positions of IS (forbidden in Russia) near Deir-ez-Zor. On September 14, the 'Velikiy Novgorod' and 'Kolpino' submarines sub-launched seven SLCMs.

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