TASS: Military & Defense - Putin: Work on advanced Tsirkon hypersonic missile proceeding on schedule: The Russian leader has officially informed the audience about another advanced weapon
MOSCOW, February 20. /TASS/. The work on the advanced Tsirkon hypersonic missile capable of developing a speed of up to Mach 9 is proceeding successfully and will be completed on time, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual Address to the Federal Assembly on Wednesday.
"Today I consider it possible to officially inform you about yet another advanced weapon," the Russian leader said, reminding the audience that he had promised during his last year’s annual address to both houses of parliament to tell sequentially about new armaments.
"So, now this relates to another promising weapon, the work on which is proceeding successfully and will undoubtedly be completed within the planned timeframe. Namely, I want to tell you about the Tsirkon hypersonic missile," the Russian leader told the Federal Assembly.