Russian is thought to be developing a ‘9M730 Burevestnik’ missile which has the ability remain in flight for years. Enabling Russia to strike any target, anywhere. Providing the country with a permanent through to any hostile forces.
Britain’s Chief of Defence Intelligence, Lt Gen Jim Hockenhull, told a media briefing: ‘Moscow is testing a subsonic nuclear-powered cruise missile system which has global reach and would allow attack from unexpected directions’.
The development of the rocket has been linked to the deaths of at least five scientists in an accident in Nyonoksa, north eastern Russia.