Russia Tests Again – On Nov 30, Reuters reported that on Nov 29, Russia conducted another successful test fire of the “Zircon” supersonic cruise missile. which has been praised by President Vladimir Putin as part of a new generation of invincible weapons systems.
The Russian Defense Ministry said The missile was fired from the Admiral Gorshkov submarine in the White Sea and hit sea targets more than 400 kilometers away, the second zircon test in two weeks. Revealed missiles illuminate the night sky with white light.
The United States, China and Korea are also participating in the competition in supersonic missiles. This is a newer long-range weapon that is more difficult to detect and intercept. It travels at more than five times the speed of sound in the upper atmosphere, or about 3,850 kilometers per hour.
President Putin shut down a new supersonic weapon in 2018, saying it could strike anywhere in the world and evade US-made missile defenses.
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