Russian media reports that a Russian diesel-electric submarine operating in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday launched Kalibr cruise missiles at targets in Syria.

Agence France-Presse, citing Russian news agencies, reported that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday the military had launched strikes in Syria for the first time from a submarine stationed in the Mediterranean.

“We used Kalibr cruise missiles from the Rostov-on-Don submarine from the Mediterranean Sea,” Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin, Russian news agencies reported. […]