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Russia test-fires hypersonic missile in birthday blast for Putin

New Zealand Herald Wednesday, 7 October 2020
Russia test-fires hypersonic missile in birthday blast for PutinRussia's armed forces marked birthday of President Vladimir Putin's 68th birthday with the successful test launch of a hypersonic missile.The Tsikron missile, which can travel at 8 times the speed of sound, was launched from a vessel...
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Russia successfully test launched a hypersonic cruise missile in the Barents Sea on Tuesday, a senior Russian commander told Vladimir Putin on the Russian leader's 68th birthday. Joe Davies reports.

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