29 noiembrie 2021

Russian Navy Test-Fires Hypersonic Missile


MOSCOW -- Russia's navy successfully test-fired a prospective hypersonic missile, the military said Monday.The Defense Ministry said that the Admiral Gorshkov frigate in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile, hitting a practice target 400 kilometers (215 nautical miles) away.The launch was the latest in a series of tests of Zircon, which is set to enter service next year.President Vladimir Putin has said Zircon would be capable of flying at nine times the speed of sound and have a [...]