MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Flight tests of the Zircon hypersonic cruise missile continue.
In the waters of the White Sea, the lead frigate of project 22350 “Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov” fired a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile at a ground target located on the coast of the Barents Sea.
According to objective control data, the Zircon missile successfully hit the target with a direct hit at a distance of over 350 km.
During the tests, the tactical and technical characteristics of the Zircon rocket were confirmed.
The flight speed was about Mach 7.
It is planned to equip submarines and surface ships of the Russian Navy with the Zircon complex.
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