Admiral Gorshkov Conducts Another Zircon Hypersonic Missile Test

The crew of the Northern Fleet frigate “Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov”, within the framework of the final cycle of tests of hypersonic missile weapons, fired another Zircon rocket. Shooting was made at a naval target position located in the waters of the White Sea. According to objective control data, the flight of the hypersonic missile corresponded to…

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NSWC Dahlgren Working on Hypersonic Weapons

Traveling from Los Angeles to New York by passenger jet takes just over five hours. Hypersonic flight at Mach 20 fewer than 10 minutes. High-speed feats such as this are not theoretical proposals. Indeed, NASA and the space programs of other countries attain those velocities with every spacecraft that achieves earth orbit. However, Russia is developing new missiles capable of…

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Admiral Gorshkov Fires a Zircon Hypersonic Missile

July 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – Flight tests of the Zircon hypersonic cruise missile continue. In the waters of the White Sea, the lead frigate of project 22350 “Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov” fired a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile at a ground target located on the coast of the Barents Sea. According to objective control data, the Zircon…

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