Western experts continue to express concern about the release of the frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" on a long voyage

A number of Western publications consider the new Russian weapon carried by the frigate Admiral Gorshkov a nightmare for the air defense of NATO countries. Equipping the warship with Zircon hypersonic missiles and its demonstrative voyage across the Atlantic and Indian Oceans is regarded by European and American media as a security threat.

With great regret in their publications, Western analysts state the fact that it is impossible to intercept Russian Zircon missiles by existing air defense systems. At the same time, they note that in the development of hypersonic weapons, Moscow is several years ahead of the United States.

In particular, the Frankfurter Rundshau newspaper notes that, in addition to the new Zircons, the Russian Federation has the Kinzhal and Avangard hypersonic missiles. At the same time, the country's army already has experience in the successful use of these weapons in real combat conditions. According to the publication, the frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" was sent on a military campaign in order to demonstrate the power of the Russian Navy. But analysts have expressed doubts about the ability of a single ship to withstand the US Navy.

A single ship with hypersonic missiles is no match for the US Navy. Putin's strategy may be to deploy a Zircon frigate off the coast of the United States

writes a German newspaper.

Note that the Admiral Gorshkov frigate is only the first warship armed with the latest hypersonic missiles. Submarines of Project 885M Yasen will also be equipped with Zircons, the first of which is to enter service in 2026.
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  1. Alexey Davydov (Alexey) 9 January 2023 14: 44
    Does he travel alone? Without "ensemble"?
  2. Sergey3939 Offline Sergey3939
    Sergey3939 (Sergei) 9 January 2023 15: 00
    Who wrote such amateurism?
    Why place a frigate with Zircons near the US coast?
    The main goal of Zircons is AUG.
    And of course it will operate in a group with other ships!
  3. shnaiderander Offline shnaiderander
    shnaiderander (Andre Schneider) 9 January 2023 16: 57
    And one warrior in the field. We went to 1135 (patrol) to monitor the ("Enterprise") aircraft carrier. The main presence.
  4. Pavel Vladimirovich 9 January 2023 18: 04
    It would be nice to equip the existing Zircon missiles with nuclear charges - then, you see, the West's opinion about "one ship" would be different ..
    But, if these missiles are so good, then why not step up and sharply increase their production?
  5. Daur Offline Daur
    Daur (Dmitry Bakaev) 9 January 2023 21: 25
    I think there are a couple of SSBNs and PLATs coming next
  6. Alexander Popov Offline Alexander Popov
    Alexander Popov (Alexander Popov) 9 January 2023 22: 11
    The frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" was sent on a military campaign to demonstrate the power of the Russian Navy. But analysts have expressed doubts about the ability of a single ship to withstand the US Navy.

    Solo swimming...
    Will our ship reach its destination?
  7. Vitalik Offline Vitalik
    Vitalik (Vitalik) 9 January 2023 22: 29
    Garbage that Gorshkov, I read on a nearby site that Zircon missiles without communication with satellites are an empty bzhyk, and in Russia there are no military satellite systems, the program is just starting. It would not work like with "Moscow"
  8. In passing Offline In passing
    In passing (Galina Rožkova) 9 January 2023 23: 04
    Such a trump card is not pulled out for the sake of bluffing. Testing.
  9. Thinking Knowing (Thinking Knower) 10 January 2023 07: 13
    USA, NATO, EU, no one actually touches or attacks you. According to world history, it was you who attacked the Russian Federation and the USSR in different centuries and years. Therefore, we, the Russian Federation, are worried that you, by expanding NATO, approaching us, are a threat to us.
  10. ont65 Offline ont65
    ont65 (Oleg) 10 January 2023 10: 43
    Well, yes, it will demonstrate the freedom of navigation in the Potomac. It's about time.