MOSCOW, May 28. /TASS/. Admiral Gorshkov frigate fired a hypersonic cruise missile Tsirkon (Zircon) from the Barents Sea at a sea target located in the White Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Saturday.
"Today, the lead Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile at a sea target position in the White Sea from the Barents Sea," the ministry said.
The ministry noted that the shooting was part of testing new types of weapons. "According to objective control data, the Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile successfully hit a sea target located at a distance of around 1,000 km," the ministry said.