Russia claims to deploy first hypersonic nuclear missiles system called Avangard
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The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced that the first missile regiment, armed with a hypersonic weapon – the “Avangard” combat unit, has been put on alert. “Avangard” – a planning warhead, which is delivered to the target by an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that this weapon has no analogues in the world and is capable of overcoming any missile defense system.
The US Department of Defense issued a statement in which it indicated that it does not comment on Russian declarations on the capabilities of the Avangard.
Russia previously reported that American experts inspected the block under the START-3 agreement. The US State Department confirmed that the inspection was carried out, but did not provide other comments.
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