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Russian Warships Launch Anti-Ship Missiles During Drills In Barents Sea (Video)

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Russian Warships Launch Anti-Ship Missiles During Drills In Barents Sea (Video)

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The Russian Northern Fleet’s nuclear-powered Kirov-class battlecruiser Pyotr Veliky and Slava-class cruiser Marshal Ustinov supported by Tu-22M3 strategic bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered a missile strike supposed enemy naval targets during drills in the Barents Sea. The warships employed Granit and Vulcan anti-ship missiles.


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Laurent Parodi

The P-700 Granit is a beast.


Yeah, I have always wandered whey they call it “Shipwreck”… till I saw it in action…

Laurent Parodi

The P-700 is armed weights 7000 kg and is armed with a 750 kk HE warhead.
In war time the P-700 can be armed with a 500 kt thermonuclear warhead. 1 missile can destroy a fleet


as far as I know they were built to destroy air- carriers, not a whole fleet….But I suppose you are right that they can destroy even whole a fleet with little bit of luck.

Laurent Parodi

You are right the missile is designed to destroy a carrier with 1 hit. But with a nuclear warhead I am sure one missile can destroy more than a ship.
The missiles are very heavy and only big ships can carry them. Only a few ships which are armed with P-700 granit are in active service in the russian navy:
1 orlan class heavy cruiser (20 missiles)
5 Antey class submarines (24 missiles each)


Antey’s are switching to Kalibr’s (Zircon’s ) aren’t they?
Peter the Great soon also.

They are phasing out P-700 to simplify weapons arsenal and maintenance costs and make room for new generations of precise and even faster missiles ( through new launchers ).

Icarus Tanović

Thermonuclear warheads are measured only in mg Megatons, not kt. Thousand killotons makes a megaton. So no 500 Megaton. Biggest was Tsar bomb with 50 Megatons.


Shoot it on China, thanks.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

So will they make it an aircraft carrier?

Dick Von Dast'Ard

The narration says it is a multi purpose vehicle that will patrol NSR, Black and Caspian Seas, participate in SAR missions and fire unspecified missiles. (I read that as big missiles… Maybe 3M51 P-900A Alpha!)

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