The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov, which has been armed with Zircon hypersonic missiles. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry
The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov, which has been armed with Zircon hypersonic missiles. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry
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Russia’s Putin deploys frigate with new Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles to Atlantic

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin puts new Zircon hypersonic missile into service, deploys warship to the Atlantic Ocean
  • Russia claims missiles can fly at nine times the speed of sound, and is practically unstoppable by anti-aircraft defences

The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov, which has been armed with Zircon hypersonic missiles. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry
The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov, which has been armed with Zircon hypersonic missiles. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry
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