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Moscow. The armor spiral in terms of rocket technology continues to rotate: Russia's Marine has reported a successful test of a hypersonic rocket. President Putin is sure that with the rocket the capabilities of the military grow massively.
The Ministry of Defense declared on Monday, the frigate "Admiral Gorschkow" had fired the march flying bodies Zircon in the White Sea and made an exercise target about 400 kilometers away.
The test on Monday was the youngest in a series of tests of the rocket zircon to be put into operation in the coming year. The Russian President Vladimir Putin had said the rocket will be able to fly with a nine-fold sound speed - with a range of 1000 kilometers. Putin underlined that the rocket will significantly increase the skills of the Russian military.
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with the weapon should be equipped Russian cruisers, frigates and submarines. It is one of several hypersonic missiles developed in Russia. The Kremlin has explained the modernization of the country's arsenal after the tensions with the West as a result of the annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea 2014 to a high priority.
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