The European satellite Sentinel-2 photographed missile launch on July 23 in the Barents sea large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk” project 1155 “Frigate”, writes Forbes.
The American edition notes that the ship is equipped with all-weather anti-aircraft rocket complex of sea basing “the Dagger” which could be launched one or more missiles.
According to Forbes, one of the satellites Sentinel-2, located at an altitude of about 800 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, accidentally filmed the event.
The publication writes that the satellite images that appeared on the same day, were also seen surfaced Russian nuclear submarine is probably BS-64 “suburbs” project 667BDRM “Dolphin”.
In March 2017 from Kourou in French Guiana started using the Ukrainian cruise engine RD-843 lightweight Vega rocket with the satellite Sentinel-2B program Copernicus, implemented by the European space Agency on the initiative of the European Commission.
The spacecraft Sentinel-2A was launched in June 2015.
Video, photo All from Russia.