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Sevflot has applied the coastal Bastion missile system on doctrines in the Arctic - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018


MOSCOW, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti. The military personnel of the Northern Fleet has for the first time applied the coastal Bastion missile system during tactical maneuvers in the Arctic near the archipelago New Siberian Archipelago, the representative of the fleet Vadim Serga.© of RIA Novosti RIA Novosti Nikolsky has reported to Pass into an image bank the Croatian media have told how the Russian army became "advanced" "forces of the Northern Fleet which are in the area of the archipelago of New Siberian Archipelago Today have staged drill on protection of the Arctic island zone and the sea coast of the Russian Federation with performance of rocket firing practice. For the first time during the tactical doctrine in the Arctic the coastal Bastion missile system put on arms of the tactical group of the Northern Fleet keeping the watch on the island of Kotelny (the archipelago New Siberian Archipelago) has been applied" — I have reported Serga. The commander of the Northern Fleet, the admiral Nikolay Evmenov, summing up the preliminary results of the doctrine, I have told that calculation of the coastal Bastion missile system has successfully executed rocket firing at the sea target position which is at a distance of more than 60 kilometers. He has noted that successful performance of firing practice confirms readiness of a missile system effectively to keep the watch in the Arctic. The representative of Sevflot has added that rocket firing at a sea target in the water area of the Laptev Sea imitating group of the ships of the conditional opponent has been executed from the coast of the island of Kotelny by the supersonic anti-ship Onyx cruise missile. Has told the Serg that earlier Sevflot used as the main coastal missile system of BRK "Boundary". "At the end of August during the tactical doctrine it has been successfully applied and has struck with two Termite rockets of a target, established in the Laptev Sea at a distance of more than 50 kilometers from the coast" — he has noted.

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