Zircon rocket launch


Russia completes the most important and final test of the Zircon hypersonic missile

The Russian military is preparing to complete tests of the Zircon hypersonic missile.

According to the information provided by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Russia is preparing to finally complete the tests of the newest domestic hypersonic missile "Zircon". So, according to the data presented, a missile frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" arrived in Severodvinsk a few hours ago, which will conduct the latest tests of the most unique Russian weapons.

"The lead frigate of Project 22350 of the Northern Fleet" Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov "after participating in the celebrations dedicated to the 76th anniversary of the Great Victory in the hero-city of Murmansk, began an inter-base passage to Severodvinsk. In Severodvinsk, the ship will take part in the final stages of testing advanced missile weapons ", - representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation report.

It is known that the tests of the Russian Zircon hypersonic missile are scheduled for the summer of 2021, however, no specific dates have yet been named, which, obviously, will depend on a number of factors.

Previously, it was assumed that the tests of the Zircon missile would be completed towards the end of this year, however, obviously, Russian specialists are working ahead of schedule, which suggests that the Zircon hypersonic missile may be adopted by the Russian Navy this year, although there is no official confirmation of this yet.