Moskva missile cruiser returned to Sebastopol | Southfront

After having completed its operations on providing security for Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria, the Russian missile cruiser returned to Sebastopol, according to information released by the Russian Defense Ministry’s head of Black Sea Fleet’s Information Department on Saturday.

The cited vessel was armed with the Fort air defense system to protect the Russian aviation group taking part in the sorties against Daesh in Syria. In addition to this, Russian aircrafts were also protected with Pantsir-S1 air defense missiles and Krasukha-4 electronic warfare systems. Also S-400 Triunf air defense systems were deployed in Latakia not only to protect the airliners but also the Hmeymim base and its surrounding 600 km of airspace.

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