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Russian TV Showcases New Zircon Hypersonic Missile; "It is Like a Knife through Butter"

February 22, 2019

Russian TV Showcases New Zircon Hypersonic Missile; "It is Like a Knife through Butter"

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03:48
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Russia 24
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On February 22, 2019 Russian state-owned TV channel showcased the new Zircon hypersonic missile, which Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about during his address to the National Assembly. Russia-24 reported: "It's like a knife through butter… It'll outperform any anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense system of a potential adversary… Its hypersonic speed of Mach 9 is also impressive." Russia-24 explained the rationale behind the weapon: "This type of weapon plays a special role, given the s...

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