According to the Russian President, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin,Russia is the only country in the world that has hypersonic weapons. He revealed the new zircon missileat a meeting of senior military officials in Moscow. As per Putin,the Zircon missile, which can fly from land to land in 10 times faster than the speed of sound, has a range of more than 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) and can carry a nuclear or conventional warhead. Key Points: This the first time Russia has taken such a lead in designing and building a new type of missile. This Zircon will be part of the army later this month. The strength of this missile indicated by Avangard, which can fly in the atmosphere at a speed 20 times the speed of sound. was a hyper sonic glide vehicle. Kinzhal, a hypersonic glide vehicle, is already part of the Russian Air Force. Besides Russia, the US (United States) and China are pursuing their own hypersonic weapons. China has been testing hypersonic aircraft while the US Air Force contracted Lockheed Martin to make missiles.
Russia, the only nation in the world owns hypersonic weapons: President Putin
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