the Latest Russian anti-ship missile “Zircon” does not violate any international agreements. Now there is only the start, said the Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Ermakov. Other obligations Russia itself did not take, writes RIA Novosti news Agency.
start is a Treaty that obliges the US and Russia to reduce the number of nuclear warheads to 1,550, and the number of carriers for them to 700.
Hypersonic missile “Zircon” is able to accelerate to Mach 9. Its radius is about 1 thousand kilometers. In late February, a missile launched from a surface ship “Admiral Gorshkov”. She flew about 500 kilometers and hit a land target in one of the polygons of the Northern Urals.