The defense Ministry told about the latest Russian weapons
The military said about the trials of hypersonic missile complex “Dagger”, the underwater drone “Poseidon” Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” and other weapons.
MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The defense Ministry on Thursday told about the newest Russian arms, in which a hypersonic missile system “Dagger”, an underwater drone Poseidon, a cruise missile with a nuclear engine “Petrel” Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” hypersonic warheads “avant-garde” and laser complex “Peresvet”.
“The dagger” on duty
Air and space forces of Russia in 2017 has conducted more than 350 flight aviation squadron, equipped with complexes “Dagger” with hypersonic missiles, Deputy commander of the VKS RF, Lieutenant General Sergei Dronov.
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According to Dronova, flight and engineering staff of a squadron of successfully developing new aircraft and weapons, improving skills in preparing and carrying out combat training tasks, including the training starts.
During this time completed over 350 flights, with 70 of them carried out with the refueling of aircraft fuel in the air. Together with the crews of Distant aircraft in the first week of July conducted tactical flight teaching with development of practical action to defeat ground and sea targets.Sergei Knowsomething commander of the VKS RF, Lieutenant General
He noted that during the exercises detailed planning, preparation and joint use of aircraft missile complex “Dagger” and long-range missile-bombers Tu-22M3 bombers and fighter aviation cover of action aviation strike groups.
“As a result of activities, all the training and combat tasks are performed with high quality and on time, flight crews have received the necessary skills for joint practical actions,” — said the drones.
From April 2018 in the framework of the activities of strategic deterrence MiG-31 with complex “Dagger” is a systematic shift in the air above the waters of the Caspian sea. It is noted that in the course of the events the staff gets the skills necessary for the preparation and successful execution of assigned tasks, including operational airfields.
It is emphasized that the practical actions of diverse aviation strike complexes allowed us to confirm the high efficiency of their joint use in the missile strikes on enemy targets. As a result of activities, all the training and combat tasks are performed with high quality and in a timely manner. The flight crew got the skills joint practices to destroy ground and sea targets.
“At the same time carrying experimental combat duty continues executing the test flights aimed at enhancing the combat capabilities of the complex “Dagger”, — added in the message.