January 4, 2023, 14:01 – Public News Service – OSN
The president Russia Vladimir Putin currently taking part in the ceremony of entry into combat service of the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov”. It is reported by RIA Novosti agency.
Recall that on December 21, Vladimir Putin announced that the frigate with the new Zircon missile systems would begin its service in early January 2023. The President added that the strategic forces will continue to receive the latest types of weapons and be equipped with them.
The Zircon system installed on the ship includes the world’s first hypersonic cruise missile, which is capable of flying over long distances and maneuvering in the atmosphere using the thrust of its own engine. Its maximum speed reaches nine speeds of sound, the maximum firing range is 1 thousand kilometers. “Zircon” is capable of destroying both surface and ground targets.
Earlier, TV presenter Stanislav Sadalsky, in an interview with actor Vyacheslav Manucharov, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin shares all people into three categories. Anatoly Sobchak, the former mayor of St. Petersburg, once told him about this in a personal conversation.