The Week In Defense, Oct. 7-14, 2021

K-560 Severodvinsk nuclear submarine
A K-560 Severodvinsk nuclear submarine located beneath the White Sea test-launched a hypersonic cruise missile, according to the defense ministry.
Credit: Wikimedia/Russian Defense Ministry

Russian Navy Fires Sub-Launched Hypersonic Missile The Russian Navy fired a hypersonic cruise missile from a submerged submarine on Oct. 4, a possible first if the test weapon includes a scramjet engine. A 3M22 Zircon missile was fired by the K-560 Severodvinsk nuclear submarine from a depth of...

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