UK Defense Chief of Staff Admiral Tony Radakin announced plans on Friday to design hypersonic missiles in order to compete with Russia, which already has them.
“We don’t have them [los misiles], but we should do it “, declared Radakin in an interview with The Times.
The admiral justified his decision with the need to “confront the growing military power of Russia.”
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“In the last 20 years there has been a phenomenal increase in underwater and underwater activity by Russia “, stressed in December of last year.
During the year 2021, the Russian Northern Fleet carried out more than 70 tests of different types of weapons, including launches of hypersonic missiles Tsirkón and Kinzhal. The frigate Admiral Gorshkov carried out around 10 test launches of the Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile, while another two were carried out from a nuclear-powered submarine, the Severodvinsk.