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The Navy of Russia have applied more than 100 rockets, helping to fight terrorists in Syria. This was stated by his commander Vladimir Korolev on Thursday, February 8, reports “Interfax”.
“During the operation the Navy was made more than 10 missile attacks with the use of more than 100 missiles and destroyed more than 80 illegal armed formations”, — he said. Korolev added that it developed the use of cruise missiles of sea basing “Caliber”.
According to the commander, during the operation, the Navy has received in its history, the experience of combat use of the ship aircraft carrier group. “Naval aviation “Admiral Kuznetsov” performed more than 400 sorties. Destroyed more than 1,300 illegal armed formations”, — he said. Korolev stressed that such forces since the Second world war was used for the first time.
Russia has pursued in Syria operation against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) from September 2015 at the request of Damascus. 11 Dec 2017 Russian Vladimir Putin ordered the start of Syria’s withdrawal of troops.
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