Russia’s hypersonic missile-armed ship to patrol global seas


              Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a videoconference with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Igor Krokhmal, commander of the frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov", in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. Putin on Wednesday sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a videoconference with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, on a tv screen, and Igor Krokhmal, commander of the frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov", right on a tv screen, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. Putin on Wednesday sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
            
              FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin onboard a boat, greets sailors of the frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov" during Navy Day celebrations, in the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia, on July 31, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2023 sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - Russian frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov" is seen moored in the Neva River during the Navy Day celebration in St.  Petersburg, Russia, onJuly 31, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2023 sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - Russian frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov" is seen moored in the Neva River during the Navy Day celebration in St.Petersburg, Russia, on July 31, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2023 sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
            
              Illustration shows the Russian hypersonic missile.
            
              Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a videoconference with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, on a tv screen, and Igor Krokhmal, commander of the frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov", right on a tv screen, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. Putin on Wednesday sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
            
              FILE - In this image taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on May 28, 2022, a new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile is launched by the frigate named "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov" of the Russian navy from the Barents Sea. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2023 sent a frigate off to the Atlantic Ocean armed with hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File)