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The media reported the first launch of the Zircon hypersonic rocket


Today will be a test test of the Russian hypersonic rocket "Zircon".

According to a number of sources, today the first launch of the latest Russian Zircon hypersonic missile will take place in the Arkhangelsk region this afternoon. There are no official comments on this subject, however, if the information is true, then this will be the first test of the latest hypersonic missile, which is considered one of the most powerful threats to the United States.

“The current exit of the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Russian Navy from Severomorsk was associated with testing the Zircon hypersonic missile in the White Sea”- reports «Telegram»-community "ATBrowser ".

Earlier it became known that the Russian frigate will indeed be the carrier of hypersonic frigate missiles. Considering the information presented on the website of the State Procurement, we can really talk about test launches of Russian Zircon hypersonic missiles.

It should be noted that according to a number of data, the Zircon hypersonic missile is capable of hitting surface and ground targets at distances of up to a thousand kilometers, while the missile is capable of flying along a complex path with a speed of the order of 10 thousand km / h, which makes it intercepted even by existing systems air defense and missile defense are extremely complex.

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