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Russia launches multiple missiles from nuclear submarines; watch the video

Warning: Russia launches multiple missiles from nuclear submarines;  watch the videoWarning: Russia launches multiple missiles from nuclear submarines;  watch the video

Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

Russian nuclear submarines fired missiles at targets in the Barents Sea during military maneuvers, Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday (19). The targets simulated ships of an imaginary enemy.

The Barents Sea is located in the Arctic Ocean and covers the northern coasts of Russia and Norway. Both countries have maritime territorial areas in the region. However, the tests were conducted in Russian waters.

The Russian Northern Fleet fired cruise missiles during the exercises. Two submarines were used to launch the devices against targets 170 km away.

“According to objective observation data, the combat exercises have been successfully completed,” Interfax said, citing a statement from Russian forces.

Russia closed the air and sea space where the tests were conducted in advance, meaning there were no commercial aircraft or ships in the area during the exercises.

The announcement of the tests comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin visits North Korea. In recent years, the two countries have strengthened their relations, including in the military field.

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