IRYNA BALACHUK — MONDAY, 9 MAY, 2022, 03:43 PM
As of 9 May, Russia has doubled the number of Kalibr-type sea-launched cruise missile (SLCM) carriers in the Black Sea – their total arsenal is up to 50 missiles.
Source: Oleksandr Motuzianyk, press secretary of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, at a briefing at the Ukraine-Ukrinform Media Centre
Quote from Motuzianyk: "As of today, there are seven Kalibr-type SLCM carriers in the Black Sea with a total arsenal of up to 50 missiles."
Details: The representative of the Ministry of Defence noted that the ships of the Black Sea Fleet in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas continue to carry out missions "to isolate the area of warfare, conduct reconnaissance and provide fire support towards the coast."
- Last week, according to the Ministry of Defence, there were only three carriers of cruise missiles in the Black Sea, with a total arsenal of up to 20 missiles.