Southforward.com – A United States intelligence report says Russia’s Kinzhal Hipersonic Missile will be ready for use by early 2020.
Reported by CNBC, Saturday (14/07/2018), This report as well as a warning for the US government about Russia’s new advanced weapons can harm the US.
The Intelligence source said in anonymous conditions that Russia successfully tested a water-to-surface hypersonic missile three times. The latest Russian hypersonic missile test Kinzhal was successfully executed earlier this month against a target of nearly 800 miles.
Russian hypersonic cruise missiles have been tested 12 times on MiG-31 fighter jets.
Russia is also reportedly developing the danger weapons on strategic bombers.
This leaked American intelligence report came as President Donald Trump prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.
Kinzhal literally means dagger. The Kinzhal hypersonic missile is one of Russia’s latest weapons that Putin announced in a state address last March. The weapon sparked fears over the outbreak of the arms race.