Watch a Russian Sub Launch Supersonic Cruise Missiles

By Casey Chan on at

Here is footage showing a Russian Navy submarine attacking ISIS positions in Raqqa, Syria by launching missiles from the submarine itself. The Kalibr cruise missiles were launched from the Rostov-on-Don submarine, a Kilo-class diesel electric submarine, in the Mediterranean. It’s the first time Russia had launched strikes in Syria from a submarine in the Mediterranean.

The missiles reportedly targeted two major terrorist positions in Raqqa, a stronghold of the Islamic State.

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