New Russian warship with hypersonic missiles joins Black Sea fleet – report

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has welcomed a new warship, the missile corvette Tsiklon, TASS reported, citing the Russian Defense Ministry last week.

Other reports have noted that the Tsiklon warship will be able to fire hypersonic missiles.

The Tsiklon was officially handed over to the Russian Navy for service in a ceremony on July 12 under the auspices of Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, the Russian Navy commander-in-chief. 

The ship is the latest in a number of similar missile corvettes reportedly set to replace the Russian Navy’s current Buyan-M ships…”

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