In Russia conducted a test launch of a rocket complex “Avangard”, equipped with hypersonic winged warheads, which was attended by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
About it reports the Russian news Agency TASS with reference to the press service of the Kremlin.
“The launch was made from the launching area Clear fighting calculations RVSN command for a conditional target on the Kura test site in Kamchatka. During the flight, at hypersonic speed cruise unit made of horizontal and vertical controlled maneuvering and struck conditional goal at the appointed time”, – noted in the Kremlin.
The launch was chaired by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. He visited the national defence control centre and ordered to begin testing.
After the test, Putin said that next year, “vanguard” will go into service and added that it will be formed a special regiment, which will proceed to combat duty.