Russia fires 4 ballistic missiles during large-scale exercises in the north

Russia conducted large-scale military exercises involving nuclear forces, launching four ballistic missiles.

"The tasks of the training have been fulfilled and all educational goals have been successfully met," the Russian Ministry of Defense noted.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region, the Topol intercontinental ballistic missile was launched. It struck a practice target at the Kura Missile Test Range in Kamchatka.

Two missiles were launched from a nuclear submarine of the Pacific Fleet from the waters of ​​the Okhotsk Sea. They, in their turn, struck practice targets at the Chizha polygon in the Arkhangelsk region.

The fourth missile, which hit the target in Kamchatka, was launched from a nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea.

In September, Russia held the Zapad 2017 major military exercises in conjunction with Belarus. The countries practiced combat integration between the military of the two countries.

  Russian military exercises, Topol intercontinental ballistic missile, Russia