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Corvette “Courageous” fought off “enemy” torpedoes

Corvette "Courageous" fought off "enemy" torpedoes

the Russian Baltic fleet held an unusual training session in which the IPC Aleksin launched a torpedo at the Corvette “Courageous”. The crew of the attacked ship noticed the threat and used a universal complex “Package”: he successfully intercepted the “enemy” ammunition, according to the Agency TASS with reference to BF.

the Military said that the training was only used torpedoes with training warheads. All the ships fired 4 of the munition. They were later found and picked up by boat-torpedoboat.

“Package” – a multipurpose complex designed to attack submarines and to intercept the enemy torpedo near the ship. The system can operate autonomously: independently identify, recognize potential threats and to direct them or anti-Antiochene ammunition.

“Courageous” – refers to a small patrol project 20380. Displacement – about 2 thousand tons, length – about 100 meters, and a crew of 99 people. The main armament – anti-ship complex “Uranus” with 8 missiles X-35.

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