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Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Russia Submarine bombs ISIS 1500 miles away

Russia yesterday stepped up its aerial attacks on the Islamic States targets in Syria as cruise missiles were fired from a submarine in the Mediterranean for the first time on the terrorist strongholds in Raqqa the IS de-facto headquarters.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed the strikes had been launched on the country in such a way, progressing on from firing from warships the Caspian Sea.


'We used Calibre cruise missiles from the Rostov-on-Don submarine from the Mediterranean Sea,' Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin during an encounter broadcast on state television.
'As a result of the successful launches by the aviation and submarine fleet, all targets were destroyed,' Shoigu said, adding that oil infrastructure, ammunition depots and a mine-making factory had been hit in the strikes.
This shows how the target is locked in and the missile lands on the ISIS stronghold

Shoigu added that Russian strikes launched on Tuesday had been aimed at 'two terrorist strongholds' around Raqa, the de facto Syrian capital of the Islamic State jihadist group.


It is believed the cruise missiles can travel as far as 1,500 miles at low altitude to attack enemy strongholds.

2 comments:

  1. This post gladdens my heart kinda...an eye for an eye.

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  2. You can't joke with Russian sophisticated weapons

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