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Russia test fires hypersonic Tsirkon missile from nuclear submarine for first time

Russia said on Monday it had successfully test launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine for the first time, a weapon President Vladimir Putin has lauded as part of a new generation of unrivalled arms systems.The defence ministry said that the Severodvinsk nuclear submarine had fired the missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting its chosen target.The launch took place at night, video footage released by the ministry showed.#Footage #RussianNavy to perform the…


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