Hypersonics

Submarine Trials of Tsirkon’s Missiles

  According to the Commander of the Northern Fleet Aleksandr Moiseyev, the trials of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile from the submarine have been completed. [newslist]   "On October 4, as part of the test program of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile, the rocket firing tests from the nuclear-powered submarine projects 885/885M, namely from the Severodvinsk nuclear-powered…
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Russia’s Hypersonic Weapons: What, When and Why?

Over recent years, hypersonic weapons have occupied a central position in discussions on new technologies affecting international security. Moreover, it should be noted that the quality of a discussion often leaves much to be desired. We will attempt to rectify the situation, at least as it relates to Russian armaments.   Why are hypersonic weapons…
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Boris Obnosov: Hypersonics is an Impetus for the Development of Science and Technology

The ‘Tactical Missiles Corporation’ (KTRV) is one of the leading companies of Russia's military-industrial complex and a world leader in the development and production of high-precision weapons. Boris Obnosov, Director General of KTRV, talked to the New Defence Order. Strategy about the development of hypersonic technology, international cooperation, and export of KTRV's products. The meeting with the…
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Ostrota : Russia’s New Hypersonic Missile

Russia is preparing to start testing its new hypersonic missile Ostrota  for bombers in 2022, Izvestia reports. According to the source,  aircraft armed with the new small-sized hypersonic missile will become part of the Russian non-nuclear deterrent force. [newslist] The new missile will be used by long-range bombers Tu-22M3 and operational-tactical Su-34, sources in the…
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Russia to Rely on Hypersonic Systems for Conventional Deterrence Forces

Hypersonic weapons will comprise the backbone of Russia’s non-nuclear deterrence forces, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said at an annual operational and mobilization gathering of commanders on Tuesday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The potential of non-nuclear deterrence forces, primarily, precision weapons, is being strengthened. Hypersonic systems of various basing will comprise…
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Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Test-Fired from White Sea

Admiral Gorshkov frigate launched a Tsirkon hypersonic missile in the White Sea said the official TV channel for the Russian Ministry of Defence on Friday. The ship fired from the White Sea at a distance of 350 kilometres at a speed that exceeded 8 Mach. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Project 22350 frigate…
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Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Tests in 2020

Russia plans to hold another three tests of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile, sources in the Russian Ministry of Defence told TASS. These test-launched will be done aboard the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Russian Northern Fleet (Project 22350). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "As part of the ongoing flight trials of the Tsirkon hypersonic…
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MoD Tests Tsircon Hypersonic Missile

On 6 October, the Russian Ministry of Defence successfully tested the Tsircon hypersonic missile. The tests were carried out from the waters of the White Sea, from the "Admiral Gorshkov"frigate. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This was announced on October 7 by the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov…
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HSTDV Hypersonic Vehicle Successfuly Tested by India

7 September witnessed the launch of the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island off the cost of Odisha today. The vehicle is developed in India under the "Made-In-India" initiative. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This launched vehicle, which is developed by the Defence Research and Development…
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Military hypersonic technology in the US

After a public presentation of Russian programs on March 1, 2018, the US defense industry and military doubled down on obtaining funding for development of own hypersonic weapons, resulting in a number of parallel programs one can easily become confused in
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