Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin told about the imminent emergence of the country a new type of weapon, designed to counter hypersonic weapons. The President was quoted by RIA Novosti.
“It [hypersonic weapon] will appear. But I think that we will be able to surprise our partners that when they have these weapons will appear, with high probability, we will have the means of combating these weapons,” — announced Putin.
While currently, according to the President, no one in the world able to withstand hypersonic weapons: “Today, no one takes. Speed such that it is impossible to take them. This is the uniqueness of our current situation.”
Military experts estimate the lag of Russia in creation of hypersonic weapons in five years. Their trials are ongoing in the US, however are at the initial stage.
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