Moscow. June 14. INTERFAX.RU — Russia will create a system to combat hypersonic, when other countries will only create hypersonic missiles, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“It will appear. But I think that we will be able to surprise our partners that when they have these weapons will appear, with high probability we will have a means of combating these weapons,” he said in an interview with Andrew Kondrashova in the program “to Conduct week” TV channel “Russia 1” (VGTRK).

“that’s the uniqueness of our present situation, — said Putin. — I repeat: with high probability we have means of dealing with hypersonic weapons will appear by the time when the leading countries of the world will appear that the hypersonic weapons.”

“I have always said that the leading military powers of the world will have the same weapon, which is today Russia, I mean hypersonic weapons, he said. But till 2018 it’s hypersonic weapon has none and has not appeared yet.”

In January of this year, Putin in the message to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation stated that Russia is developing a unique new generation of weapons, the country’s defense provided for decades.

in April, the newspaper “Izvestia”, citing sources in military-industrial complex announced that the country began to develop an electronic warfare system, which will put the interference of hypersonic aircraft of the enemy.