Photo : Fire in Sevastopol Bay
On the night of September 13, the Defense Forces of Ukraine launched a missile attack on occupied Sevastopol, hitting the Sevastopol Naval Plant (Sevmorzavod) – the main Russian repair plant of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.
As a result of the attack, two Russian warships were damaged, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported. One of them is a large amphibious ship of project 775, it became clear from footage from the city.
OSINT researchers believe that as a result of a missile attack on Sevastopol, a large amphibious ship of project 775 “Ropucha” was damaged. and a “Kilo” class submarine (according to NATO codification, this is a submarine of either project 877 “Halibut” or project 636 “Varshavyanka”).
The first reports of a rocket attack appeared immediately after 3 am. The fire continued until the morning, eyewitness footage shows.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced that at night the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation struck with ten cruise missiles at the Severmorzavod in Sevastopol and three unmanned boats at a detachment of ships of the Black Sea Fleet. Two warships undergoing repairs were damaged as a result of the cruise missiles being hit.
As a result of the attack, according to preliminary information, 24 people were injured, four were in a condition of moderate severity, the “governor” wrote. Mykhailo Razvozhaev of Sevastopol.
During the attack in Sevastopol, a large amphibious ship of project 775 caught fire, writes project Osinttechnical. The ships of this project are the basis of the Russian fleet. There are several such ships in the Black Sea class.
Sevmorzavod was supposed to resume construction of new ships and vessels from 2024. In addition, in November 2022, Rozvozhaev discussed with Putin the possibility of turning the plant into a center for the development of unmanned surface and underwater vehicles in Russia.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga