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Russia successfully launched a supersonic cruise missile

The Russian Defense Ministry today (May 28) said that the country successfully test-fired a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile. The missile can fly as far as 1,000km.

Reuters news agency quoted the announcement of the Ministry of Defense Russia The missile was fired from the Barents Sea and hit a target in the White Sea. Video released by the ministry shows the rocket rising from a ship and soaring into the sky in a steep direction.

Russian President Putin has described the Zircon missile as part of a new, unmatched weapon system. Hypersonic weapons can fly up to nine times faster than the speed of sound and last year Russia launched Zircon missiles from warships and submarines.

According to international experts, despite suffering losses in the war in Ukraine, Russia continues to conduct outstanding weapons tests to remind the world of its strength in missile technology. fire.

Last month, Russia test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying the nuclear warhead Sarmat. The missile is said to be able to carry up to 10 warheads or more and be able to reach the US.

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