MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin‘s military chiefs have built a new deadly nuclear-capable missile
Vladimir Putin’s military chiefs claim they have built an anti-ship cruise missile capable of travelling at between five and six times the speed of sound – 3,800 mph to 4,600mph.
Now British defence and navy officials believe the nuclear-capable Zircon could be a “game changer”.
The experts also fear the deadly Zircon, could sink the Royal Navy ’s two new £6bn state-of-the air aircraft carriers in a single strike
The lethal missile – which can be fired from land, sea and submarines – can reportedly cover 155 miles in just 2.5 minutes, which is faster than a bullet from sniper‘s rifle.
One senior Naval source told the Sunday Mirror: “Hypersonic missiles are virtually unstoppable. The whole idea of the carrier is the ability to project power.