“Invisible, fast and maneuverable, this new type of weapon presents a difficult task for the defense. And this is only the beginning”, says the publication (quoted by RIA Novosti).
Hypersonic missiles, Ketville stressed, are a big challenge because they are so hard to shoot down.
Recall that the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that on May 16 in kyiv, a hypersonic missile “Dagger” destroyed five launchers and a radar station of the American Patriot complex.
The American authorities, in turn, through leaks to the press, admitted the fact of the defeat of the MIM-104 Patriot anti-aircraft missile system.
Yury Ignat, representative of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in turn, noted that the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in addition to the Russian Kinzhal and Kh-22 hypersonic missiles, cannot shoot down ballistic missiles, in particular, the Iskander-M tactical missile system, as well as guided missiles of the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system.