Russian Mig-31M has launched hypersonic Kinzhal missile (video)
MOSCOW, (BM) – The Russian Ministry of Defense published footage of the launch of the dagger hypersonic aerial ballistic missile MiG-31K fighter during exercises in the Black Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Joint maneuvers of the Black Sea and Northern Fleets took place on January 9 off the coast of Crimea.
They involved more than 30 ships, a submarine and over 40 aircraft.
The military performed rocket firing, including Caliber and Dagger.
Admiral Nikolai Evmenov led the naval commander-in-chief exercises, and President Vladimir Putin watched their progress from aboard the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser.
Later, the head of state held a meeting with the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and the High Command of the Navy. In particular, he called for strengthening the status of Russia as a leading maritime power.
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