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Russian "Zircon" will test the defeat of the aircraft carrier

Russian «zircon» will be tested to defeat an aircraft carrier
Tests of hypersonic anti-ship missiles will continue, three test launches will take place by the end of the year, including, on target, simulating a simulated enemy aircraft carrier. This is reported by TASS, citing two sources in the Russian defense industry..

reportedly, the frigate will also participate in the tests 22350 “Admiral Gorshkov”. There will be three launches by the end of this year, the nearest one will be held at the end of October – early November. All three test launches will be carried out with real destruction of sea or land targets, imitating aircraft carriers or other strategic objects of a conventional enemy.

As part of the ongoing flight tests of a hypersonic missile “zircon” with the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” by the end of this year, there will be three more shooting. The next launch will take place in late October - early November
– quotes the agency of the interlocutor's words.

There is no official confirmation of this information. According to current practice, The Ministry of Defense reports on tests only upon the fact of their conduct, without disclosing the date and place of tests.

note, that a successful test of a hypersonic anti-ship missile was carried out this week “zircon” with the defeat of a sea target in the Barents Sea at a distance of 450 km. According to the data, provided by the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces, “zircon” developed a maximum speed of about 8 chisel Maha. The maximum flight altitude of the rocket was 28 km. From the moment of launch to hitting the target passed 4,5 minutes.

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