Speaking at the main naval parade in St. Petersburg, Vladimir Putin spoke about the Zircon hypersonic missiles: their delivery to the Russian Armed Forces will begin in the coming months.
Vladimir Putin noted that the armament of the Russian Navy is constantly being improved. “Suffice it to mention the latest Zircon hypersonic missile systems, which have no analogues in the world, for which there are no barriers.“, Putin said.
“Their delivery to the Russian Armed Forces will begin in the coming months. The frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” will be the first to take up combat duty with this formidable weapon on board. The service area of the ship equipped with Zirkon hypersonic cruise missiles will be selected based on the interests of ensuring Russia’s security“, – said the President of the Russian Federation.
Earlier it was reported that the Zircon missile for surface ships of the Russian Navy could be put into service in September 2022.