Russia Uses Advanced Hypersonic Missiles In Ukraine For The First Time

Moscow, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – nineteenth Mar, 2022 ) :Russia used its latest Kinzhal hypersonic missiles for the primary time in Ukraine on Friday to destroy a weapons storage web site within the nation’s west, the defence ministry stated.

Russia has by no means earlier than admitted utilizing the high-precision weapon in fight, and state information company RIA Novosti stated it was the primary use of the Kinzhal hypersonic weapons throughout the battle in pro-Western Ukraine.

“The Kinzhal aviation missile system with hypersonic aeroballistic missiles destroyed a large underground warehouse containing missiles and aviation ammunition in the village of Deliatyn in the Ivano-Frankivsk region”, the Russian defence ministry stated Saturday.

A defence ministry spokesman declined to remark when reached by AFP.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has termed the Kinzhal (Dagger) missile “an ideal weapon” that flies at 10 occasions the velocity of sound and may overcome air-defence methods.

The Kinzhal missile was one in every of an array of recent weapons Putin unveiled in his state-of-the-nation tackle in 2018.

Deliatyn, a village within the foothills of the picturesque Carpathian mountains, is positioned exterior town of Ivano-Frankivsk.

The area of Ivano-Frankivsk shares a 50-kilometre 930-mile) lengthy border with NATO member Romania.

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