Frigate-Launched Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Hits Target 400 Km Away

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Frigate-Launched Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Hits Target 400 Km Away
Admiral Gorshkov frigate launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile @Russia MoD

The Russian Navy launched a Tsirkon hypersonic missile from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate from the White Sea to hit a sea target at a range of over 400 km.

In a statement, the Russian Ministry of Defense said the Northern Fleet’s frigate conducted another test-launch as part of the final stage of hypersonic missile armament trials.

"The test-fire was conducted from the White Sea against a target position located at a distance of over 400 km. The data recorders indicate that the hypersonic missile flight’s complied with the designated parameters. The test-launch from the frigate Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov has been successful and the target has been wiped out," the ministry added.

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