Russia Tests Antiship Missiles in Sea of Japan

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On July 18, the Russian Ministry of Defence released video footage of naval drills in the Sea of Japan. Two vessels of Russia’s Pacific Fleet—a missile boat and a destroyer—participated in the exercise. Each ship launched one or more SS-N-22 Sunburn (Moskit) antiship missiles, striking a floating target located 60 km from the warships. The SS-N-22 is a supersonic antiship missile with an operational range of over 120 km.