Russian nuclear submarine launches cruise missile during Pacific drills

The nuclear submarine K-150 ‘Tomsk’ has launched a supersonic cruise missile P-700 Granit amid naval drills in Russia’s Far East, successfully striking a ground target.
“A Granit supersonic cruise missile was launched from a submersed position at a ground target located at the Kura testing grounds in the Kamchatka Krai. The launch was carried out from the water area of the Sea of Okhotsk,” Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

The missile has successfully hit the target, according to the statement. Crewmen of the ‘Tomsk’ nuclear submarine have also performed a dozen more various exercises, including moving submersed and escaping mock enemy fire after the cruise missile launch.