Putin to test-launch ‘unstoppable’ new nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles

February 04, 2023

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoVladimir Putin is set to unleash new hypersonic missiles – capable of reaching speeds of over 6,600mph. The ‘unstoppable’ Zircon missiles will be test-fired from a frigate during naval exercises off the coast of Africa. They will be aimed at a surface target at a distance of more than 310 miles. The Mach 9 hypersonic launch will come during drills in the Indian Ocean, off KwaZulu-Natal province between 17 and 26 February. ‘A surface target, a coastal target.