Footage released on Wednesday features a K-300P Bastion-P mobile coastal defence missile system which was used for the first time during the Russian Northern fleet’s military exercises in the Arctic.
The P-800 Oniks supersonic anti-ship cruise missile reportedly hit a sea target 60 km (37 miles) offshore, in the Laptev Sea water zone.
The missile was shot at a target which simulated a detachment of ships belonging to an imaginary enemy.
The exercise was conducted from Kotelny Island in the Russian Arctic area.
Russia’s latest hypersonic anti-ship cruise missile successfully hits targets in Arctic Bastion is set to replace the SSC-3 Styx (Rubezh) as the major mobile coastal missile system of the Northern Fleet's coastal defense troops serving combat duty on the island