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Russian developments in the field of new weapons outpaced the level of other countries. This was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA Novosti.
“Our President has repeatedly said that Russian developments in this field is still far ahead of the level reached in other countries and are quite unique. This was stated by the President of Russia”, — said Peskov told reporters.
Earlier, on 13 August the US President Donald trump said that Washington has received a significant amount of information after an explosion at a military site near Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region. According to him, the States has a similar, but more advanced technologies.
The day before, on 12 August, it was reported that US intelligence officials have linked the explosion at the Severodvinsk, which has occurred a short-term excess of background radiation, c tests cruise missiles, “Burevestnik” (NATO reporting name — SSC-X-9 Skyfall).
An explosion at a military firing range in the Arkhangelsk region occurred on August 8 during the test of liquid rocket propulsion, the device is also lit up. Later it became known about the death of five employees of “Rosatom” and two specialists of the Ministry of defense of Russia.
A cruise missile with a nuclear power plant “Petrel” was first announced by Russia’s President in March 2018 during address to the Federal Assembly. According to the head of the state, the new weapon is a “low-flying stealth cruise missile carrying a nuclear warhead with practically unlimited range, unpredictable flight path and can overcome the boundaries of interception”.
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