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Which nation successfully test-fired Tsirkon hypersonic missile?

[A]. USA
[B]. India
[C]. Russia
[D]. China

Answer: Option C


Russia successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic. The Missile was fired from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate in the White Sea, Russian Arctic. The missile covered a distance of 450 km with the maximum altitude of its trajectory at 28 km. The flight lasted 4.5 minutes and the missile reached a hypersonic speed of over Mach 8. The Missile is a scramjet-powered maneuvering anti-ship hypersonic cruise missile.

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