Russia strikes ISIS with cruise missiles from a Mediterranean submarine for the first time in history
Russia struck ISIS capital with “Caliber” cruise missiles from the submarine in the Mediterranean sea. This is the first in history practical use of such weapon. Russia responded to the confirmation of the terrorist attack on plane A321 in Egypt.
Russian diesel-electric submarine “Rostov-on-don”, making the transition from the Northern fleet to Novorossiysk, struck targets near the Syrian city of Raqqa, the capital of the banned in Russia “Islamic state” from the Eastern Mediterranean sea with “Caliber” cruise missiles, told RBC a source close to the Defense Ministry.
The results of the strike are being analysed using aerial and space intelligence. According to the source, the strike was made after the order of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to intensify attacks on…
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