Russian Flagship Conducts Live Firing Drills in Caspian Sea

Russia’s Caspian Fleet flagship, the RFS Tatarstan (691), conducted live firing exercises at sea. Speaking to TASS News Agency, Russian military spokesman Vadim Astafyev said: “The crew of the Tatarstan missile ship has successfully hit air, sea and shore targets with various types of shipboard weapons, including the AK-630M artillery system, the AK-176M artillery mount and the Palash air defense artillery system.” The flagship then returned to its home port in Dagestan.