Russia will have a new hypersonic missile "Zmeevik"


It became known that a new “aircraft carrier killer” is being developed for the Russian Navy - the Zmeevik ballistic missile with a hypersonic warhead. On July 12, the public was informed about this TASS, referring to several sources close to the RF Ministry of Defense and the Russian military-industrial complex.


One of the sources said that the mentioned development has been going on “for quite some time”. According to him, the Serpentine is designed to destroy large surface ships, "primarily aircraft carriers."

Another source clarified that the indicated missile could be put into service with the Coastal Forces of the Navy. He added that in terms of its characteristics, the Zmeevik resembles the Chinese DF-21D and DF-26 missiles with a range of up to 4 km.

At the same time, JSC Military Industrial Corporation Scientific and Production Association of Mechanical Engineering in Reutov (Moscow Region) did not comment on this information to the agency. However, it is known that sea-based Zircon hypersonic anti-ship missiles, Avangard warheads for UR-100N UTTKh and Sarmat ICBMs, Bastion anti-ship missiles with Onyx supersonic anti-ship missiles and other similar products were developed and produced there.

Note that military-industrial complex enterprises are not required to give explanations if they can harm the country's defense capability. Moreover, sometimes even the name of the ammunition manufacturer itself can be classified. For example, it is still officially unknown who developed and where Russian air-to-surface aeroballistic missiles Kh-47M2 Kinzhal are manufactured.
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  1. hello Offline hello
    hello (LEO St) 12 July 2022 17: 23
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    Superfluous, no one can threaten Russia with an aircraft carrier。 Black Sea? Baltic Sea?
    1. mark1 Offline mark1
      mark1 12 July 2022 18: 55
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      Mediterranean, Northern, Barents... not enough, do you still need it? + we have a complete lack of naval missile-carrying aviation.
    2. sgrabik Offline sgrabik
      sgrabik (Sergei) 13 July 2022 09: 15
      +1
      There is no need to talk ridiculous nonsense, American aircraft carrier groups surround Russia from all sides and therefore write that we do not need to develop the most effective types of weapons to neutralize these threats, this is at least stupid and even criminal, the most important thing is that the adoption process "Snake" and its launch into mass production did not drag on for many years.
  2. Yuri V.A Offline Yuri V.A
    Yuri V.A (Yuri) 13 July 2022 04: 17
    0
    "Senya", about Dagger and Zircon - this is not relevant! Serpentine! This is what you need to strive for if you want to kill an aircraft carrier
    1. zenion Offline zenion
      zenion (zinovy) 14 July 2022 14: 43
      -1
      Do you mean a coil of moonshiners, where the dog Barbos worked as a security guard, who arranged a cross for the moonshiners?
  3. Orange bigg Offline Orange bigg
    Orange bigg (Alexander ) 13 July 2022 11: 49
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    One of the sources said that the mentioned development has been going on “for quite some time”. According to him, the Serpentine is designed to destroy large surface ships, "primarily aircraft carriers."

    Another source clarified that the indicated missile could be put into service with the Coastal Forces of the Navy. He added that in terms of its characteristics, the Zmeevik resembles the Chinese DF-21D and DF-26 missiles with a range of up to 4 km.

    Oh, so interesting. This is, in fact, an IRBM, which has been developed, according to the source, for a long time. good I hope for an early entry into service with the Serpentine.
    1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 17 July 2022 09: 21
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      It's cool that China developed a ballistic missile against moving large targets a few years ago and put it on a serial stream for quite some time. And we considered this type of weapon ineffective, allegedly because of the impossibility of hitting a moving target with such a missile. And now, it’s necessary that the understanding of the possibility of such weapons has reached the Russian heads.