A new test launch of the hypersonic Tsirkon missile will be held by the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of project 22350 in September. Salvo fire is planned, two defense industry sources told TASS at Army-2020 forum.
Tag Archives : Hypervelocity
10 Jul 2020
The Japanese Ministry of Defense intentionally released a photo showing ATLA's Hypersonic Anti-Ship Missile this week.
27 Apr 2020
Japan's Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) started developing a hypersonic guided missile able to attack both ships or ground targets. The missile, qualified as "game changer" by the Japanese Ministry of Defense's agency, will use scramjet engine technology for propulsion.
21 Apr 2020
The U.S. Department of Defense and the Norwegian Ministry of Defence announced their intent to continue a bilateral effort to explore advanced solid fuel ramjet technologies. The Tactical High-speed Offensive Ramjet for Extended Range, or THOR-ER.
07 Apr 2020
The Admiral Gorshkov frigate of project 22350 arrived in Belomorskaya naval base for maintenance and loading of Tsirkon hypersonic missile for another test launch, a source in the defense industry told TASS.
04 Apr 2020
Japan Self-Defense Forces plan to deploy a Hypervelocity Gliding Projectile, or HVGP, in fiscal year 2026 as a new weapon to deter enemies trying to invade Japan's remote islands. The HVGP (速滑空弾) could eventually have an anti-ship capability and be used against aircraft carriers.
25 Mar 2020
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) participated in the successful testing of the Common Hypersonic Glide Body (CHGB) during joint flight test Flight Experiment 2 (FE-2) in support of the U.S. Army Long Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) and the U.S. Navy’s Conventional Prompt Strike (CPS) programs.
20 Mar 2020
The Department of Defense successfully tested a hypersonic glide body in a flight experiment conducted from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, March 19 at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time (HST).
04 Mar 2020
The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) plans to deploy a Hyper-Velocity Gliding Projectile (HVGP) in fiscal year 2026 as a new weapon to repel enemies that invade Japan's remote islands, from a safe distance. This HVGP could even target large surface ships such as aircraft carriers.
03 Mar 2020
Russia is holding top secret trials of Tsirkon hypersonic missile. Media leaks have intentional omissions. However, it is possible to suggest when the important weapon may be accepted into service, the Vzglyad business daily writes.