“For the first time Kalibr cruise missiles were launched by the Rostov-on-Don submarine from underwater position from the Mediterranean Sea,” said General of the Army Sergei Shoigu. Missile launch was carried out from underwater position.
The Head of the Military department reported that in the course of four days, the Russian aircraft including Tu-22M3 strategic bombers had performed over 300 sorties engaging over 600 targets of different type. “All the flights are carried out under the coverage of fighter aviation – Su-30SM aircraft,” added Sergei Shoigu.
He mentioned that the Russian Defence Ministry had informed the foreign states concerning its actions beforehand.