The effectiveness of the Zircon hypersonic missile will be assessed at a distance of about 1 km

The Russian Navy continues to strengthen the country's defenses, causing concern among "partners" in the West. In November 2020, the next test launches of the latest Russian hypersonic anti-ship cruise missiles "Zircon" are to take place, with which they want to replace the Soviet heavy anti-ship missiles P-700 "Granit" long-range.

Shooting, as before, will be conducted from the board of the multipurpose frigate with the URO "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov" (project 22350), which is part of the 43rd division of missile ships of the Northern Fleet. This was reported by TASS informed source in the Russian military-industrial complex.

According to him, this time the effectiveness of "Zircon" will be assessed at a distance of about 1 km. The hypersonic missile will have to hit the "sea shield imitating the enemy ship."

We remind you that these missiles were successfully tested on October 6. Then the "Zircon" launched from the board of the "Admiral Gorshkov", located in the waters of the White Sea, confidently hit a sea target in the Barents Sea at a distance of 450 km. The flight altitude of the anti-ship missile system reached 28 km, and the maximum speed exceeded Mach 8.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the successful testing of a hypersonic missile a great event for the country, which will ensure its defense capability for years to come. After that, it became known that by the end of 2020 the military should conduct three more test launches of the Zircon, including with the defeat of a naval target imitating an aircraft carrier.
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  1. Kostyar Offline Kostyar
    Kostyar 1 November 2020 09: 49
    Super, well done!
    Let the Anglo-Saxons now completely manage themselves !!! laughing laughing laughing
    1. passing by Online passing by
      passing by (passing by) 1 November 2020 10: 37
      first, "partners" from Ukraine and Israel will speak out with statements that Russia is hopelessly behind laughing
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  2. Cudgel Offline Cudgel
    Cudgel (Dubina) 1 November 2020 13: 09
    In the video, the launch of Onyx, which in honor of the 68th anniversary of Putin, was presented to him as the launch of Zircon. Probably, in the Third Reich, in March-April 1945, the local bunker inmate was shown newsreels from the tests of the unsurpassed Wunderwafles, passing them off as weapons of future victory. And since the GDP suffers from its own hypertrophied significance and believes that everything blooms and spikes with it, it really is not difficult for it to sell any bullshit, like some kind of super development created under it. And, of course, news for Putin's suckers who still believe in Poseidons, Peresvet and other cartoon wunderwales.
    1. Kostyar Offline Kostyar
      Kostyar 1 November 2020 16: 40
      ... and the caravan goes on ...
      1. Alexndr p Offline Alexndr p
        Alexndr p (Alexander) 1 December 2020 17: 09
        while the offended Ukrainians are laying out the largest trident of lard and kovuns and the great ukroinets Dvina writes accusatory posts, cotton wool is fighting hypersound

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  4. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 1 November 2020 20: 27
    There is no doubt that it will fly 1 km. If they had lied, the Americans quickly raised a howl, they track all these things from satellites. They did not say anything about launching at 000 km (as about the Malaysian Boeing) - it means everything is true and the speed and range.
    There are questions about target designation of naval targets in a combat situation. There are problems. So far, nothing has been heard about their so cardinal decision.
    But this rocket can be used from a ship overland, not bad either.
  5. Why drag a rocket on a steamer with a hundred idlers-gold-chasers for a hundred kilometers, which will fly freely for a thousand kilometers ?! There is nowhere to put money? Must not steamers forge, and ground-based missile systemsdrone-guided!