Russia test-launched its Tsirkon hypersonic missile from a ship for the first time when the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov fired the weapon from the Barents Sea against a ground target in January, two sources in defense circles of Russia’s North-Western Federal District told TASS on Thursday.
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09 Dec 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin opened a series of meetings on military buildup and called to increase Navy capabilities. He said specific attention should be paid to warships and submarines armed with hypersonic Tsirkon missiles in order to preserve strategic stability.
26 Nov 2019
New trials of the advanced Tsirkon hypersonic antiship missile will take place at a Russian Northern Fleet sea range before the yearend, a source in uniformed agencies of the Northwestern Federal District told TASS.
14 Nov 2019
Europe's missile leader MBDA announced it is ready to meet the challenge of Europe’s future missile defence and is working on the TWISTER project which calls for a next generation land and sea based interceptor capable of countering current and future missile threats.
09 May 2019
At Sea Air Space 2019, the naval defense exposition held near Washington DC, Lockheed Martin unveiled a new conceptual hypervelocity cruise missile for the F-35C carrier-based strike fighter.