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Created in Russia a rocket ship complex “Zircon” is a real threat to ships of different countries, particularly American carriers, I believe in the German newspaper Stern.
The publication reveals that the modernization of the Russian battle cruiser “Admiral Nakhimov” and “Peter the Great”, which will be equipped with modern anti-aircraft systems s-500 and cruise missiles “Caliber”.
However, I believe in Stern, the main weapon of these ships will be a hypersonic cruise missile “Zircon” 3М22, able to reach speeds six times the speed of sound, and having a range of about 600 kilometers.
This missile will allow the newspaper notes that the Russian fleet to destroy almost any foreign ships, in particular is especially dangerous to American carriers.
Cruise missiles “Zircon” 3М22 developed Corporation “Tactical missiles” since at least 2011, took to flight tests in February 2016. Technical characteristics of the weapons currently classified.
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