January 4, 2023, 15:06 – Public News Service – OSN

On Wednesday, January 4, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Zircon hypersonic missiles ignore any air defense and missile defense systems. The corresponding statement of the head of the department was published by the RIA Novosti agency.

It is worth clarifying that the Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov has already been provided with these missiles. He left for military service on Wednesday.

“The missile’s flight speed is more than Mach 9, and the range is over a thousand kilometers,” the head of the defense department emphasized.

Earlier, Russian head Vladimir Putin said that the state would continue to develop the combat potential of the armed forces. More about it read in material Public news service.

In addition, the head of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Sergei Shoigu, said that the Russian Federation and its residents faced trials. According to Shoigu, these challenges have changed the usual course of time. The minister also noted that the Russians celebrated the New Year in a “difficult military-political” situation.