TASS: the first launch of “Zircon” from a submarine will be carried out from the White Sea in October

The first launch of the submarine version of the Zircon hypersonic missile will be carried out from the Severodvinsk nuclear submarine; in October, TASS reports, citing a source from the military-industrial complex.

He said the launch will take place as part of flight design tests from the surface of the White Sea.

“ Depending on the results, the second launch can be carried out in November underwater on a target at sea '', added a source from the ;agency.

He also said that the first launch of Zircon, which was scheduled for September; of the Severodvinsk submarine was postponed due to the need to carry out all technical training.

The Zircon hypersonic cruise missile; capable of reaching speeds of around 9 Mach numbers and hitting sea and land targets at a distance of over 1000 km.

On the eve of & nbsp; flight design tests of the latest 'Zircon' hypersonic missile have been reported to have passed. surface aircraft carrier – the Admiral Frigate of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov.

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