12/24/2019, 1:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russia: Avangard hypersonic missiles ready for duty

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced on Tuesday at the ministry's board meeting in Moscow that the first batch of Avangard hypersonic missiles will "assume combat duty" this week.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, also present at the meeting, said his country would continue to develop its army and navy in the year to come and improve its military training.

Addressing heads of the military, Putin added that Moscow would continue to closely monitor new US missile deployments in Europe and the Asia-Pacific.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / DD