MOSCOW, December 8. Russia launched a missile attack on ISIS with missiles “Calibre” from the submarine “Rostov-on-don” from the waters of the Mediterranean sea.
This was announced by defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“For the first time used cruise missiles “Calibre” from the submarine “Rostov-on-don” from the waters of the Mediterranean sea,” – said Shoigu.
Forces of the Russian Federation in Syria
Russia launched operation against banned in the Russian Federation terrorist organizations “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” in Syria on 30 September at the request of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad.
On November 26
Defense Ministry: the s-400 was on combat duty in Syria
Initially, the air group included about 50 aircraft and helicopters, including su-34 and su-24M, su-25, su-30CM, Mi-8 and Mi-24, which she later supplemented with 12 bombers and fighters. The entire air group consists of 69 aircraft.
From November 17 to operation connected far aviation: 25 Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3. Since the beginning of actions of the Russian air force carried out more than 4 thousand bombing attacks.
Also in the operation involved the Navy of the Russian Federation: on 7 October and 20 November, the ships of the Caspian flotilla of the Caspian sea caused by the objects of the IG in Syria massive strike with cruise missiles of sea basing “the Caliber of NC”.
Assad: operation in the Russian VKS significantly affect the situation in Syria
Only naval group included ten ships, six of them are in the Mediterranean sea.
After 24 November, the Turkish fighter brought down a Russian bomber su-24M on the air Hmain deployed anti-aircraft missile system s-400, and in the coastal area of Latakia guards missile cruiser “Moscow” has started to combat duty in air defense.