RUSSIA SUCCESSFULLY TESTS ‘UNSTOPPABLE’ HYPERSONIC WEAPON THAT TRAVELS AT MACH 6 SPEED OF 4,600MPH

img_0397.jpgRussia has launched five successful flights of a hypersonic jet that is capable of destroying an aircraft carrier with a single impact, according to a new report. The Zircon cruise missile travels between 3,800mph and 4,600mph – five to six times the speed of sound – and puts Russia ‘half a decade’ ahead of the US’, the report says.This makes it faster than any anti-missile system, including those that are expected to appear in the next two decades. Russian military analyst Vladimir Tuchkov said: ‘In Russia, the testing of actual weapons is already underway. ‘It is expected to be added into Russia’s arsenal between 2018 and 2020’, he told state media outlet Sputnik…….Read More