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Russia horror as terrifying hypersonic missile has been unleashed THREE times in Ukraine

The terrifying Kinzhal missiles are part of a series of new hypersonic weapons presented by Russia’s President in 2018. During a chilling speech at that time, Vladimir Putin warned they could hit almost any point in the world and evade a US-built missile shield. The Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aero-ballistic air-to-surface missile has a claimed range of […]

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Russia says it has deployed Kinzhal hypersonic missile three times in Ukraine

A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet equipped with a Kinzhal hypersonic missile flies over Red Square during a rehearsal for a flypast, part of a military parade marking the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in central Moscow, Russia May 7, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to […]

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Paranoid Putin arrests third hypersonic missile scientist on high treason charges

Dr Alexander Shiplyuk headed up a prominent Russian facility focusing on hypersonic flight. A member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, he was involved with “high-speed aerogas dynamics” and the aerothermal dynamics of hypersonic aircraft, according to the Russia state news agency. Vladimir Putin has consistently reiterated the importance of hypersonic missiles for the Russian […]

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Putin unveils terrifying plan to beef up Russian navy with 6,600mph hypersonic missiles

The Russian leader attended the country’s Navy Day parade in St Petersburg on Sunday. Putin described the Kremlin’s priority as securing the “capability of the Russian navy”, launching the hypersonic missiles initially from frigates. He pinpointed Moscow’s ability to “respond with lightning speed” in an ominous threat to those who “infringe on our sovereignty”. He […]

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Ukraine’s first grain shipment in months leaves port; Putin says navy will be armed with hypersonic missiles

Russia says it has little ability to help with Nord Stream 1 repair View of pipe systems and shut-off devices at the gas receiving station of the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images There is little Russia can do to help with urgent repairs required to malfunctioning […]

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‘No weapon like it’: Putin issues ominous hypersonic missile threat in Navy Day speech

President Putin has used the annual Russian ceremonial event of Navy Day to issue an ominous threat of hypersonic missile weapons against NATO powers. Addressing officials and crowds gathered in St Petersburg, the Kremlin leader boasted of the great naval force Russia holds, soon to be bolstered by the terrifying capabilities of Zircon hypersonic cruise […]

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Ukraine Live Briefing: Putin trumpets new hypersonic missiles; Russian Navy HQ hit in drone attack

War in Ukraine: What you need to know The latest: The United Nations has expressed hope that the first grain shipments from blockaded Ukrainian ports could start Friday. However, the exact coordinates needed to ensure a safe passage for ships were still being negotiated on Thursday, U.N. aid chief Martin Griffiths said. The fight: Russia’s […]

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Arms makers scramble to defeat Putin’s hypersonic missile threat

Arms companies from the West are trying to come up with a defence against Russian and Chinese hypersonic missiles. Hypersonic missiles could offer a decisive military advantage to China and Russia. Andy Thomis, head of the defence company Cohort, said that his business is working on a project to defeat the weapons. Hypersonic missiles can […]

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Putin and Xi on alert as UK poised for new hypersonic missile deal with US and Australia

New hypersonic technologies to develop UK defence systems Dr Sidarth Kaushal also suggested a successful US test earlier this month came not a moment too soon, with the West playing “catch-up” up when it came to both China and Russia. At the end of a week in which Britain confirmed its intention to develop hypersonic […]

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Biden flexes muscles as Pentagon prepares to expand its hypersonic weapons stocks

The preparations come following the successful testing of a Raytheon Technologies Corporation air-breathing hypersonic weapon. The weapon is faster than five times the speed of sound and the Pentagon has confirmed it is the third successful test of such a weapon since 2013. Hypersonic weapons move in the upper atmosphere at around 6,200 kilometres (3,853 […]