MOSCOW: The Russian Defence Ministry said that a Northern Fleet frigate successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile. In a statement on Friday, the Minister said that the Admiral Gorshkov frigate successfully fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile from the White Sea, hitting a naval target over 350 km away located at the Chizha training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, Xinhua news agency reported.
On October 6, the same frigate test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic missile for the first time. According to the Ministry, all test-firing since then have been successful. (IANS)
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