The Thundering Corvette of the Pacific Fleet successfully hit the target fired by the Caliber complex missile during the Vostok-2022 exercises, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

According to the ministry, a cruise missile hit a target ship that was in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk more than 300 km from the Thundering. At the same time, in accordance with the conditions of the exercises, the rocket had to go around natural obstacles on its way to the target.

“Such shooting in the Russian Navy was carried out for the first time,” the message says.

Recall that the exercises “Vostok-2022” started August 31st. They are held at nine training grounds. More than 50,000 military personnel and over 5,000 pieces of weapons and equipment are planned to be involved in the exercises.

On Tuesday, September 6, the active phase of the maneuvers will begin at the Sergeevsky training ground. in Primorsky Krai. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived there.

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