Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to strengthen the Navy (Navy) and his country’s hypersonic weapon, which has no analogues in the world. This was the Russian President said at the main naval parade in St. Petersburg, reports “Interfax”.
“The unique advantages and enhancing the combat capability of the fleet will be achieved through broad implementation of advanced digital technologies, not having analogues in the world hypersonic shock complexes, unmanned underwater vehicles, through the most effective means of defense,” – said Putin.
According to earlier reports by news agencies, we are talking about a new hypersonic sea rocket “Zircon”, which now completes the defense Ministry on the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov”.
The message to the Federal Assembly in February last year, Putin announced capacity of the rocket “Zircon” to hit ground and surface targets at ranges of more than 1 thousand kilometers at a speed of about Mach 9 (Mach – speed of sound).