The MiG-31 missile “Dagger”Photo: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti
American TV channel CNBC referring to the sources told about the successful tests in Russia hypersonic missiles “Dagger”. According to the author of the material, there were 12 tests during the last projectile hit the target at a distance of just over 800 kilometers.
The channel says that the missiles will probably take into service in 2020. It is also noted that the United States is nothing can oppose the “Dagger”.
Test, according to CNBC, was conducted on the MiG-31, the work on adaptation under rocket bombardment.
Earlier in July, the United States recognized “the Dagger” is useless. In may, the same CNBC, citing sources, reported the failed tests of Russian missiles, but what exactly, was not specified. Channel reported that it is a “hypersonic glide vehicle, against which the United States currently has no defense and which will be ready for combat by 2020”.
High-precision aircraft missile complex “Dagger” was first introduced by Russian President Vladimir Putin in March 2018. According to reports, this modernized version of the quasi-ballistic single-stage-managed 9M723 solid rocket complex “Iskander”, which acts as a supersonic all-weather fighter-interceptor long-range MiG-31.
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