Russian diesel-electric submarine “Kolpino” Black Sea Fleet in the framework of strategic command and control “Caucasus 2020” launched a cruise missile “Caliber” from underwater. It is reported by the press service of the Black Sea Fleet.
As explained, submarine “Kolpino” fired at the target position, located at a distance of about 100 nautical miles on the coastal range and successfully hit it.
In the course of practicing the task of using high-precision weapons, the crew “Kolpino” fired one missile from a submerged position, which successfully hit the target position on the coastal range, flying along a complex trajectory distance of the order 100 nautical miles. Visual aids of observation (unmanned aerial vehicles) recorded a successful missile hitting the target
– according to the press service.
The launch area was closed in advance by ships and vessels from the Black Sea Fleet, air cover was provided by naval aviation and air defense of the fleet.
Diesel-electric submarine “Kolpino” B-271 is the last in a series of six submarines of the project 636.3 “Varshavyanka”, built for the Black Sea Fleet. Laid down at the Admiralty shipyards 30 October 2014 of the year. Launched 31 May 2016 of the year. The fleet included 24 November 2016.
In September 2017 submarines “Kolpino” and “Novgorod” hit with missiles “Caliber” on the positions of militants in Syria. Shooting was carried out from the Mediterranean Sea.