Russia completes massive military drills in the Pacific
Published: Jun 11, 2022 12:59 AM
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The Russian military wrapped up large-scale exercises in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, according to an official statement.

During the week-long drills, more than 300 combat exercises were conducted, 170 of which involved the practical use of weapons, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

The sailors practiced searching submarines, firing artillery and striking targets with high-precision sea-based weapons.

More than 40 warships and support vessels as well as about 20 aircraft of the Russian Pacific Fleet participated in the exercises.