22 Februari 2013
681 Naval Unit with Bastion-P coastal defence missile system (all photos : BaoDatViet)
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Government delegation had visited 681 Naval Unit (located in Tien Thanh Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan province), units equipped with coastal defense missile system Bastion-P.
In the morning of 18/2, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the delegation of the Government to visit and work in Binh Thuan Province. Soon after, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to inspect 681 Naval Unit, stationed at Tien, Phan Thiet.
At 681 Naval Unit, Prime Minister examine the combat operations and combat readiness of the units and talk to the officers and soldiers of the Union.
681 Naval Unit is equipped with the missile defense system the world's leading modern coastal Bastion-P produced by Russia. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung observed missile system to protect the sea.
Prime Minister asked the officials and soldiers of the 681 team continues to perform the first task is to make good the training, uphold the spirit of vigilance, ready to fight and win, not to be unexpected before any situation.
Coastal defense missile system Bastion-P is designed to destroy any target on the sea (including the carrier). In the photo is the car tubes (2 missile rounds) of the system Bastion-P. According to the Russian design a system that includes 4 launch vehicle.
Coastal defense missile system Bastion-P is equipped with bullet supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles P-800 Oniks achieve a range of 120-300km (depending on altitude), cruise speed of Mach 2.5 .
681 Naval Unit is always ready to fight to protect the nation's waters.