Russia sent to Crimea new rocket ship

Россия направила в Крым новый ракетный корабль

Orekhovo-Zuyevo – the seventh ship in the upgraded series Buyan-M

Small-size missile ship Orekhovo-Zuyevo is armed with the latest high-precision missiles of Kalibr-NK.

Russia sent to Crimea new ship of the black sea fleet with missile weapons. About it reports the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation on Thursday, December 6.

“The new small missile ship (MRK) of the black sea fleet Orekhovo-Zuyevo have completed all activities according to the plan of state tests and began the transition from item-based Novorossiysk in point of a constant dislocation – Sevastopol”, – stated in the message.

Receiving ship of the Russian Navy is scheduled for December, and the ceremony will be held in the annexed Sevastopol.

It is noted that Orekhovo-Zuevo is a multi-purpose ship, equipped with modern samples of artillery, missile, anti-sabotage, anti-aircraft and electronic weapons. It is the seventh ship in the upgraded series of the Buyan-M and the second, built for the black sea fleet of the Russian Federation.

Ships of this project have increased the displacement and equipped with the latest high-precision missile weapons long – range versatile missile system Caliber-NK intended to engage sea and shore targets.

Earlier it was reported that Russia will send to the Crimea the fourth anti-aircraft missile battalion s-400 Triumph. Previously, these defense systems have been placed at Feodosia, Sevastopol and Yalta near.

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