Impressive footage shows Russian ships launch cruise missiles against ISIS targets from the Caspian Sea.
Early in the morning on Oct. 7, Russia warships belonging to the Russian Navy’s Caspian Sea Strike Group launched 26 cruise missiles against Islamic State targets located in Syria.
The missile used to conduct the attack is the 3M14TE Kalibr-NK with a maximum range of 2,600 km, fired by a strike group consisting of the Dagestan missile ship, the small-sized missile ships Grad Sviyazhsk, Uglich, Veliky Ustyug.
According to the Russia’s MoD, the cruise missiles “engaged all the assigned targets successfully and with high accuracy.”
As the animation included in the released video shows, the cruise missiles overflew Iran and Iraq before reaching their targets at low level.
The following footage shows the warships launching the Kalibr-NKs, proving Russia is able to conduct a US-like cruise missiles attack on a range of 1,000 km.