Russia—Coastal Defense Systems In Place At New Caspian Flotilla Base

Tass | 02/22/2019

Russia has strengthened its defenses at its new facility for the Caspian Flotilla in Dagestan, reports Russia's Tass news agency.  A battalion equipped with Bal coastal defense systems has been deployed to the base, Southern Military District commander Col. Gen. Alexander Dvornikov said on Friday.  Armed with Kh-35 subsonic low-altitude anti-ship missiles, Bal coastal defense systems can defend against potential amphibious assaults, said Dvornikov. The system has a range of about...

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