The Northern Fleet conducted about 12 launches of hypersonic cruise missiles & nbsp; Zircon, & nbsp; reported on the & nbsp; website & nbsp; Ministry of Defense. & nbsp;
From the text of the message it follows that the frigate Gorshkov successfully tested the rocket & nbsp; “ Zircon '', having completed about ten launches, the crew of the nuclear submarine & nbsp; “ Severodvinsk. '' ; Sergei Shoigu, that the tests of the rocket “ Zircon '' from the submarine have been completed, all its characteristics have been confirmed.
On December 24, President Vladimir Putin announced that the “ salvo launch '' of the hypersonic system “ Zircon '' was successful. At a joint meeting of the State Council and the Council for Science and Education, he said that “ Zircon '' – this is the latest missile that works on both sea and ground targets.
Earlier it was reported that & nbsp; the Russian frigate performed test & nbsp; shooting & nbsp; rocket “ Zircon '' from the White Sea, the target itself was located at the Chizha training ground in the Arkhangelsk region.