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Russian Navy concludes missile drills

Last Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 23:08

Moscow: The Russian Navy has concluded its missile drills in the northern Pacific, the navy said Thursday.

Nuclear submarines Tver and St. George the Conqueror launched cruise missiles and inter-continental ballistic missiles to the targets planted in the Barents and Okhotsk seas.

Two small missile ships, Inei and Razliv, also launched missiles to remote targets, Xinhua quoted navy spokesman Roman Martov as saying.

According to the commander of the Pacific Fleet submarine forces, Nikolai Yevmenov, Russia will hold drills involving underwater missile launches from submarines in 2013.

First Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 23:08

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