Raw: Russian Yasen-class nuclear submarine hits training target with cruise missile

The Russian Northern Fleet’s Yasen-class (project 885) submarine has hit a training target with a cruise missile in the Barents Sea.

According to a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry, the strike group conducted the firing drills and struck the target with high accuracy and precision.

The Kalibr missile is characterised as a supersonic cruise missile, which is capable of striking land targets and can also be used in anti-ship and anti-submarine attacks.

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