Anti-ship hypersonic missile "Zircon" will hit the target, located about 1 thousand. kilometers from the launch site and simulating an enemy ship. These next tests of new weapons will take place in November.
This information was received by the TASS news agency from its source in the military-industrial industry..
Trials were included in the November plan in advance. The rocket will be launched from the head frigate of the project 22350 "Admiral Gorshkov". The interlocutor of the agency said, that on tests "Zircon" will be fired at the "sea shield", imitating the enemy ship.
Weapon manufacturer, according to the assumptions of journalists, is NPO mechanical engineering, part of the corporation "Tactical missile weapons". They did not comment on the information received..
Earlier in October, another source of the agency in the OPK said, that "Admiral Gorshkov" until the end 2020 of the year will make three test launches of the Zircon hypersonic missile, one of which will hit the target, imitating an enemy aircraft carrier.
The previous missile was launched from this ship. 6 October. Then "Zircon" destroyed the target at a distance 450 kilometers.
Videos from previous tests of a hypersonic missile: