Five Russian Kalibr carriers on duty in Black Sea, bearing 36 cruise missiles

21 January, 04:05 PM
There are five Russian missile carriers in the Black Sea (Photo:ОК Південь / Facebook)

There are five Russian missile carriers in the Black Sea (Photo:ОК Південь / Facebook)

Five Russian Kalibr cruise missile carriers were spotted in the Black Sea, capable of carrying a total volley of 36 missiles, the Ukrainian Navy reported on Facebook on Jan. 21.

In total, there are 11 enemy warships on combat duty in the Black Sea, the Navy added. Two warships are additionally deployed to the Black Sea.

There are also 10 Russian ships in the Mediterranean Sea, including five Kalibr carriers, with a total salvo of 72 missiles.

Over the last day, 35 enemy ships entered the Azov Sea, 15 of which were heading from the Bosphorus Strait; while 36 ships left the Azov for the Black Sea, eight of which continued to move in the direction of the Bosphorus.

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According to the Navy, Russia continues to violate the 1974 International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) by disabling automatic identification systems (AIS) on civilian vessels in the Sea of Azov.

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