Russia says it has successfully launched powerful new missile

Russia says it has successfully launched powerful new missile
 

Russia has said it successfully launched a hypersonic missile described by Vladimir Putin as an ideal weapon when he unveiled new armaments earlier this month.
The Kinzhal missile was launched from a MiG-31 aircraft that took off from an airfield in south-western Russia, the defence ministry said.
“The launch went according to plan: the hypersonic missile hit its target,” the ministry said.
It released footage of two pilots preparing for a flight and then running towards a jet carrying a large missile.
Set to rousing, patriotic music, the video showed a missile detaching from the airborne... read more

 
11 March 2018 in World News, Views: 52
Source: Guardian
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