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Poseidon and Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile 

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  • July 28, 2020
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Poseidon and Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile 

Part of: GS Prelims II and III – International Affairs; Defence 

In news: 

  • Russian Navy will soon get hypersonic nuclear ­weapons. 
  • The weapons include – Poseidon underwater nuclear drone, designed to be carried by submarines, and the Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile, which can be deployed on surface ships.

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