• The military has reported the successful testing of the complex "Bastion" in the polar environment

  • In Russia successfully completed the first live firing of the coastal missile complex "Bastion" in the far North. Reports "Interfax", said defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

    Mobile coastal missile system K-300P "Bastion-P" is adopted for the coastal forces of the Navy in 2010. The complex is armed with supersonic anti-ship missiles P-800 "onyx" with a range of up to 300 kilometers.

    These types of missiles, along with missile complex "Caliber", are part of the ammunition drum means new ships to the Russian Navy.

    In recent years there has been intensive re-equipment of coastal defense troops fleet in this complex. Besides the Black sea, where "Bastions" appeared in 2009-2011 in 2015-2016 they were deployed Kamchatka, in the Kuril Islands, as well as the responsibility of the Northern fleet (including the New Earth).

    An unofficial source reported, in a number of areas of deployment included also Kaliningrad oblast. In addition, in October 2016, the missile division of the "Bastions", stationed in the Crimea, was transferred in Syria, instead, on the Peninsula deploy a new unit.

    http://lenta.ru

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