Putin sends new hypersonic cruise missiles to Atlantic
The Jerusalem Post reports: “Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sent off a frigate towards the Altantic and Indian oceans armed with new hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles which he said were unique in the world.
In a video conference with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Igor Krokhmal, commander of the frigate named ‘Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov,’ Putin said the ship was armed with Zircon hypersonic weapons.
‘This time the ship is equipped with the latest hypersonic missile system – ‘Zircon’ – which has no analogs,’ said Putin, who is engaged in a standoff with the West over his war in Ukraine.
‘I would like to wish the crew of the ship success in their service for the good of the Motherland.’
Shoigu said the Gorshkov would sail to the Atlantic and Indian oceans and to the Mediterranean Sea…”View Original Article