Russia marked a global military milestone by launching this Saturday For the first time in a hypersonic weapon battle: About this Kinzal missilesHe has since attacked an arms depot in Ukraine.
Russia’s Defense Ministry says Kinsala was used to destroy a Ukrainian underground warehouse containing missiles and ammunition in the southwestern city of Deloitte. Near the Roman border.
Russian authorities have released a video What will be the impact of the missiles against the warehouse. The Ukrainian army confirmed the attack but could not identify the weapon used.
Back on Sunday they pointed out that they had used this missile. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that “a large stockpile of fuel was destroyed by ‘Caliber’ missiles fired from the Caspian Sea and hypersonic ballistic missiles fired by the Kinsale air force from Crimean airspace.” Report.
Hypersonic missiles, which are considered to be the next generation weapons of war, are capable of carrying conventional weapons. But nuclear weapons. Do it faster and more accurately than other missiles.
Kinzhal, (punch, in Russian), avoids anti-aircraft defenses because it is difficult to follow their path. Ability to change direction in the middle of the plane.
“This is the first case in the world where hypersonic weapons have been used in war,” military analyst Vasily Kashin told the agency. AFP.
Russian state news agency RIA Novosti points out that this is the first time Russia has used sophisticated nuclear-capable weapons in the Ukraine war.
Why are Kinzhal missiles so dangerous?
Russian President Vladimir Putin named the Kinzel missiles “the best weapon” in 2018. By flying ten times faster than the speed of sound. Experts consider that Russia leads in competition for hypersonic weaponsIt was followed by China and the United States.
Putin has repeatedly boasted in recent years of investing in hypersonic missiles. கிஞ்சல்கள் They can hit the target at a distance of 1,240 miles with great accuracy.
Russia’s high-precision hypersonic missile was delivered to the world in March 2018, the first test with this weapon, which, according to Moscow, is capable of avoiding any anti-missile shield.
One of the main characteristics of the Russian missile is its ability to permanently maneuver in its trajectory, which is very difficult to intercept.