05-12-2016 04:32 AM Jerusalem Timing

Russia Launches Cruise Missiles at Terrorist groups in Syria

Russia Launches Cruise Missiles at Terrorist groups in Syria

Russian media outlets reported Tuesday that a Buyan-class corvette - currently deployed in the Mediterranean Sea - launched Kalibr cruise missiles at targets in Syria.

Navy shipRussian media outlets reported Tuesday that a Buyan-class corvette - currently deployed in the Mediterranean Sea - launched Kalibr cruise missiles at targets in Syria.

The Russian cruise missiles 3M14 complex “Kalibr” hits the positions of militants of Al-Nusra Front terrorist group and its allies in the so-called Army of Conquest in the village of Al-Mansoura, near Al-Gaab (northwestern Syrian province of Hama).

The Kalibr cruise missile has a range of roughly 1,000 miles or more, and small enough to be carried by submarines and small warships, the weapon is changing the balance of the reach and effectiveness of smaller naval combatants.