Russia test fires a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a warship earlier this year. File photo: Russia Ministry of Defence
Russia test fires a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a warship earlier this year. File photo: Russia Ministry of Defence
Defence

Vladimir Putin says Russia leads world in hypersonic missile tech

  • Russia, United States and China in race to develop ultra-fast weapons that can evade defences
  • Russia wants to deliver new Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles to its navy in 2022 after recent tests

Topic |   Defence
Russia test fires a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a warship earlier this year. File photo: Russia Ministry of Defence
Russia test fires a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a warship earlier this year. File photo: Russia Ministry of Defence
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