National Interest: Russian hypersound is a nightmare for the US Navy


The American publication National Interest assessed the appearance of hypersonic anti-ship missiles in service with the Russian fleet.


According to publication expert Michael Peck, Russian warships armed with hypersonic anti-ship missiles are a nightmare scenario that the US Navy command would prefer not to think about.

In his reasoning, the author of the material proceeds from the fact that Russia has already carried out a sea launch of the Zircon rocket, and the head of the UAC, Sergey Rakhmaninov, spoke about his intentions to arm all Russian warships with hypersonic missiles.

Peck notes that the appearance of hypersonic anti-ship missiles in Russia nullifies the US advantage in the number and size of warships:

He believes that arming Russian ships with hypersonic weapons like Zircon in theory will allow a 500-ton Tarantula-class missile boat to sink a large American cruiser or even an aircraft carrier.

According to the expert, the use of small missile boats in the North Atlantic will not be effective, but in the areas of their own air and ground radars, on the contrary, the opportunities will be enormous.

Thus, Peck, perhaps unwillingly himself, showed that the Russian doctrine regarding the use of its naval forces, in fact, is defensive.
  • Used photos: http://mil.ru/
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  1. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 6 March 2020 13: 07
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    National Interest Pushkova has been actively drowning everyone for 2 years already ... And how do Americans still sail across the seas?
    1. Aleksey Glotov Offline Aleksey Glotov
      Aleksey Glotov (alexey glotov) 7 March 2020 13: 49
      +2
      ))) While they are swimming ... if they attack us, they will swim already at the bottom of the sea.
      1. marciz Offline marciz
        marciz (Stas) 7 March 2020 19: 13
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        Kursk drowned, the Turks shot down the planes, and nothing - they are all alive and well !!!
  2. marciz Offline marciz
    marciz (Stas) 7 March 2020 19: 11
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    Well, where are the political and economic benefits of owning these firecrackers hypersonic !? The Russians began to live better !?
    Tomorrow the Jews will bring to power yet another Gorbi, which was conspicuous under the Russian Jew, and will cut these Zircons, Vanguards, Caliber and other firecrackers of Putin before our eyes !!!