Russia’s Large Anti-Submarine Ship Conducts Artillery Fire in Sea of Japan

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  • 05:32 AM, February 16, 2021
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Russia’s Large Anti-Submarine Ship Conducts Artillery Fire in Sea of Japan
Admiral Tributs Udaloy-class ASW warship

Russian Pacific Fleet’s Admiral Tributs Udaloy-class anti-submarine warfare ship carried out artillery shelling in Peter the Great Gulf, the largest gulf of the Sea of Japan.

"In the Peter the Great Gulf the crew of the Admiral Tributs large anti-submarine ship conducted artillery shelling on coastal, air and maritime targets, practicing exercises on installing electronic jamming, carrying out drills on ship damage control, narrow passage and sailing in low visibility conditions," the Fleet’s press service said in a statement Tuesday.

Three missile boats of the Primorsky flotilla of all-arms forces also performed practical tasks at sea, each in its own sector of the firing ground.

The Tu-142 and Il-38 anti-submarine planes provided the escort. The boats carried out drills on air defense, conducting artillery fire on a dropped parachute target. The vessels used the AK-176 naval guns against a maritime shield, simulating a surface target of the conditional enemy.

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