Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

06/17/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/17/2021 08:43

The submarine Gepard destroyed the submarine of the mock enemy in the Barents Sea

17.06.2021 (16:15)

In the Barents Sea, as part of a planned tactical exercise in the training grounds of the Northern Fleet, the cruising nuclear submarine Gepard worked out the defeat of a mock underwater enemy with an anti-submarine missile.

The shooting was carried out with a practical (training) ammunition from an underwater position on a similar submarine. The performance of the combat exercise was recognized as successful.

The area where the shooting was carried out was closed to civilian shipping in advance.

Before the attack, the crew of the submarine Gepard worked out the tactics of searching and tracking the submarine of the mock enemy.