Ships With Cruise Missiles to Form Basis of Russian High-Precision Arm Carriers

Ships from Russia's Caspian Flotilla launching Kalibr-NK cruise missiles against Daesh targets in Syria. File photo

Vessels carrying cruise missiles will form the basis of Russia’s high-precision weapons carrier group by 2021, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.

      MOSCOW.   Currently Russia’s advanced ships and submarines are being equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles. They have been used in Syria against terrorists.
    “The Navy is receiving modern multipurpose surface ships and submarines equipped with cruise missiles. By 2021, the forces of the navy will form the basis of the long-range high-precision weapons carrier group,” Shoigu said.

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