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Russia tests Zircon hypersonic cruise missile


2022-05-29 15:19:50

Moscow, May 28 (Reporter Huadi) The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 28th that the frigate "Marshal Gorshkov" of the Russian Navy successfully tested the "Zircon" hypersonic cruise missile in the waters of the Barents Sea. .

The Russian Ministry of Defense said that on the same day, the "Zircon" hypersonic cruise missile successfully hit a maritime target in the White Sea waters about 1,000 kilometers away.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the test was carried out under the framework of the new weapon test.Target monitoring data showed that the missile flight met the set parameters.

Previously, Russia has successfully tested the "Zircon" hypersonic cruise missile many times.According to today's Russian News Agency, the "Zircon" missile is Russia's first sea-based hypersonic cruise missile. It can be launched from frigates, cruisers and submarines, with a maximum range of 1,000 kilometers and a warhead weight of up to 400 kilograms.The missile can destroy all types of surface ships and ground targets and cannot be intercepted by missile defense or air defense systems.

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