The BBC reports the Kinzhal missile system, which is named for a type of dagger, can travel 10 times the speed of sound and has a range of 1,200 miles. Cruise speed is 2.35 Mach with a combat range of 1450 km. The Kinzhal system was developed based on the MiG-31 upgraded interceptor jet.
"Crews of the air system on the testing air alert sorties completed over 250 flights year-to-date under the combat training plan".
The first air unit equipped with the Kinzhal system started test air alert flights to master fundamentals of its combat use since December 1 of the previous year.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that, with Russia's presidential election approaching, Putin "was playing to the [domestic] audience, certainly". "And I would just tell you that I saw no change to the Russian military capability and each of these systems (Mr Putin) is taking about that are still years away", he said Monday morning (AEDT).
Heartbreak For Shubhankar Sharma, Finishes Tied 7th
All in all, a good finish for the spectators and I am sure we are looking forward to the 2019 edition of the Hero Indian Open. The Indian found the bunker at the 10th and 13th holes. "I have always played the 10th from the front tee box", he said.
Russia pursues military cooperation with Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa is desperate to attract foreign investors to kick-start the economy and has promised reforms to safeguard investments. Lavrov explicitly underlined the Kremlin's satisfaction with the realization of the joint development of Darunland's Platinum .
Prized free agent Jake Arrieta signs with Phillies
The rumored marriage between the Philadelphia Phillies and ace pitcher Jake Arrieta appears to be coming to fruition. It's a deal with an average-annual-value Arrieta expected, but perhaps not the money or years he expected.
Will the U.S. continue to lead?
It's important to note here that thus far the North Korean regime has not publicly or officially requested a meeting with Trump. A statement from White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the place and time of the meeting was still being worked out.