Rocket “Zircon” for nuclear submarines can be put into service with the Russian Navy in 2025

A source close to the RF Ministry of Defense said that the latest hypersonic cruise missiles Zircon for submarines it is planned to put into service the Russian Navy in 2025, reports TASS.

“ State tests of Zircon '' for the nuclear submarine will be roughly completed in 2025. The first full-time carrier of Zircons will take part in them. – Perm. At the same time, it is planned that the boat, along with missiles, will enter service with the Russian Navy '', & mdash; he said.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian Navy & nbsp; first tested the Zircon rocket & nbsp; from a nuclear submarine. Zircon hypersonic cruise missile capable of reaching speeds of about 9 Mach numbers and hitting sea and ground targets at a distance of more than 1,000 km.

At the end of September, it was reported that the flight design tests of the Zircon were completed. from the frigate Admiral Gorshkov. In the summer, the same ship successfully fired a hypersonic missile at a ground target located on the coast of the Barents Sea. & Nbsp;


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