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25.09.2018 (06:12)

Su-34 aircraft to fire Kh-35U anti-ship missiles at maritime targets

Within a scheduled combat training the Su-34 multi-purpose bombers will fire advanced guided air anti-ship missiles at the naval training zone.

Pilots attacked a complicated military target system simulating a ship detachment.

Troops trained single ans salvo launching by various flight paths making in total eight launches. They made a total of eight launches.

All the missiles successfully engaged the targets.

The Kh-35U anti-ship missile is designed to engage surface maritime targets. Weapon carriers can operate outside the air defence zone. It maximum operation range is over 250km. One missile is enough to eliminate a modern corvette.

The Kh-35U has been fielded in military units since 2014.

It is planned to arm all modern operational and tactical aircraft with these missiles.

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