The Northern Fleet has tested the Zircon hypersonic missile

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In & nbsp; the previous time of testing of Zircon; were held on November 18 & nbsp; Then Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported on the & nbsp; successful missile test to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

About & nbsp; plans to create a Zircon hypersonic ship missile. reported in the & nbsp; Ministry of Defense in & nbsp; 2011. In & nbsp; February 2018, during the message to the Federal Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin presented this rocket. In & nbsp; October this year, the rocket was first tested from the & nbsp; submarine Severodvinsk in the & nbsp; Barents Sea.