Photos of the Bastion-P coastal defense missile systems, transported near the borders with the Baltic countries in northern Europe, have appeared in Russian social networks.
The Bastion-P mobile coastal defense missile systems were spotted during the transportation near the borders with the Baltic countries in northern Europe. This information along with photos of the Bastion-P on the road to St. Petersburg in Novgorod region appeared in Russian social networks.
The Bastion-P is a mobile modification of the Bastion-S defense missile system, armed with the P-800 Oniks anti-ship missiles (known in export markets as Yakhont). Due to its design, the Bastion-P is able to destroy surface ships, including convoys, battle groups, and landing crafts in all weather conditions.
The Bastion-P coastal defense missile system and the P-800 Oniks anti-ship missiles in action:
As standard, the Bastion-P is armed with 24 anti-ship missiles and is able to protect up to 600 kilometers of coastline from enemy amphibious operations.
Earlier, Russia has deployed more Bastion-P mobile coastal defense missile system in Crimea.