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Baltic Fleet corvettes destroy simulated enemy ships in gun battle drill

May 29, 2015, 16:15 UTC+3 KALININGRAD
The crews of the corvettes during the naval exercise drilled actions to repel potential enemy’s attacks
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A Project 20380 corvette (archive)

A Project 20380 corvette (archive)

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KALININGRAD, May 29. /TASS/. Russia’s Baltic Fleet warships - the Boiky and Stoiky corvettes in a simulated gun battle have destroyed imaginary enemy’s ships - battle practice targets, the fleet spokesman Captain 2nd Rank Vladimir Matveyev told TASS on Friday.

"The crews of the corvettes during the naval exercise drilled actions to repel potential enemy’s attacks," said the officer.

According to him, the navy men from the Boiky and Stoiky corvettes have conducted more than 10 joint military drills with firing from the A-190 and AK-630 artillery systems. They also repelled the enemy’s attacks from the air.

The Boiky and Stoiky ships are Project 20380 class corvettes, with a displacement of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 27 knots. The cruise range is 4,000 miles. These corvettes are armed, in particular, with the Uran anti-ship missiles and the Redut anti-aircraft missile system.

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