MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The battalions of the “Bastion” coastal missile systems, mobile coastal reconnaissance systems for the sea and air situation were involved in the implementation of combat training activities.
The calculations on military equipment made a 50-kilometer march to the positional area on the coast of the Baltic Sea in the west of the Kaliningrad region. In the course of the convoy’s movement, Mi-24 naval aviation helicopters carried out aerial reconnaissance to search for sabotage groups of a conditional enemy, and Su-27 aircraft provided cover for missile systems from air strikes.
Upon arrival in the designated area, the missilemen carried out the deployment and preparation of weapons for use in accordance with the current temporary regulations.
Then the calculations of the Bastion missile systems of the Baltic Fleet worked out the application of simulated strikes against sea targets, with the implementation of electronic missile launches.
About 100 servicemen and over 10 units of automobile and special equipment were involved in working out the tasks.
The Bastion coastal missile system is designed to protect the sea coast with a length of over 600 kilometers. It is capable of destroying surface ships of various types and classes under conditions of intense fire and electronic countermeasures. Ammunition of one complex can include up to 36 Onyx missiles.
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