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Russia says first Avangard hypersonic missiles enter service

AFP , Friday 27 Dec 2019
Avangard missile system
Avangard missile system (Photo: Courtesy of Russian Defense Ministry's press service/TASS)

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that the country's first Avangard hypersonic missiles have been put into service, an official statement said.

"The first missile regiment equipped with latest strategic missiles with the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle entered service at 10 am Moscow time on December 27", the defence ministry said, according to Russian news agencies.


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