(DF) Navy Carries Out Firing Exercise with Mobile Coastal Defence Missile System

June 11 (BTA) – The Navy carried out firing practice with a Rubezh mobile coastal defence missile system on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said in a press release. Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov, who watched the practice, said that the Navy performed excellently. Such practice was last held 18 years ago, he said. The practice was also watched by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, Chief of Defence Admiral Emil Eftimov, other top brass and MPs. Borissov praised the firing practice and said that the projects for the modernization of the Bulgarian Armed Forces will proceed. The firing practice is part of a series of summer exercises of the Armed Forces. NV/ZH //