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Russia says it launched and intercepted 10 missiles during drills near Japan

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By ALEX WILSON

OCTOBER 12, 2021

A fleet of 12 Russian ships, including an anti-submarine cruiser, launched and intercepted missiles in the sea between Japan and the Korean Peninsula on Monday.

The exercise, held by Russia’s Pacific Fleet, featured the guided-missile cruiser Varyag and 11 other warships and support vessels, according to Russian state-sponsored news agency TASS. Ten missiles were launched and intercepted by the Varyag, which employed three surface-to-air missile systems.

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