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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Russia launched Kalibr cruise missiles from a submarine in the Mediterranean sea to targets in Raqqa.

'Rostov On Don'

Russia launched Kalibr cruise missiles from a submarine in the Mediterranean sea to targets in Raqqa.
.(RBC) [Google translated].

This is the first practical use of such weapons. Russia responded to the confirmation of the data on the terrorist attack on board the A321 in Egypt.

According to the source of RBC, this action came ​​after the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin to strengthen strikes against terrorists in connection with their involvement in the crash of the Russian aircraft A321 in Egypt. 

The goal of strikes from Submarine  "Rostov-on-Don" were training bases, headquarters, warehouses weapons and ammunition items and militias in Raqqa. The blow was not done by grazing and ballistic trajectory at an altitude of several kilometers in order to avoid accidents due to the busy shipping in the Mediterranean.

The Start with DPL "Rostov-on-Don" was the first case of application launched from a submarine cruise missiles on the objects of the real enemy in the history of the Russian armed forces, said the source RBK.

Official confirmation of a new attack on the IG from Moscow was not. First she was reported by Western media. French paper le Monde edition with reference to the Ministry of Defense of France announced the launch of the Mediterranean Sea, Russian cruise missiles on Rakka, without carrier rockets. The newspaper said the missile launch was carried out on Tuesday morning 17 November.

The agency Reuters referring to officials in the United States noted that Russia has warned the US side on simultaneous strikes with cruise missiles and strategic bombers .

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