Russia test-launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile from ship for first time

The range of the Tsirkon missile flight exceeded 500 km, according to a source

Russia test-launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile from ship for first time
Admiral Gorshkov frigate

Russia test-launched its Tsirkon hypersonic missile from a ship for the first time when the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov fired the weapon from the Barents Sea against a ground target in January, two sources in defense circles of Russia’s North-Western Federal District told TASS on Thursday.

"In accordance with the program of the Tsirkon’s state trials, the Admiral Gorshkov test-launched this missile from the Barents Sea against a ground target at one of military testing ranges of the Northern Urals in early January," one of the sources said.

The other source confirmed this information, noting that "the range of the Tsirkon’s flight exceeded 500 km."

News Source:- TASS