Russia can no longer produce its “hypersonic” missiles “Dagger” – UNIAN

The West is imposing additional sanctions on Russia’s defense industry.

The head of the Center for Military and Legal Research Alexander Musienko said that Russia is deprived of the opportunity to continue programs for the production of modern weapons such as “Dagger” (Russian hypersonic aviation missile system – UNIAN).

He reported about it in on the air information telethon.

“Russia is deprived of such opportunities to produce modern missiles or upgrade existing ones. Because if the Russian defense industry had problems before, debts to banks, non-fulfillment, by the way, defense orders in Russia in 2018-19, now “As the West imposes additional sanctions on Russia’s defense industry, it effectively deprives it of access to key elements needed to modernize and produce modern weapons,” Musienko said.

He noted that the Asian countries with which Russia was trying to establish contacts did not even want to deal with the occupiers.

Today we can say that, so to speak, Russia is actually deprived of components, raw materials and necessary elements to continue such programs as “Dagger”, others like it, hypersonic weapons, etc. Therefore, for us it is a positive signal in the sense that, as there was not, but the technology and opportunities for production to replenish their arsenals in them is decreasing and decreasing, “said the head of the Center for Military Affairs. legal research.

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As UNIAN reported, on March 19, the Ministry of Defense of the aggressor country officially announced the use of Dagger missiles to destroy underground military personnel in western Ukraine.

According to Russian media, the Dagger is an aircraft complex with a high-precision hypersonic aeroballistic missile. Created on the basis of an upgraded long-range fighter-interceptor MiG-31 – MiG-31K.

According to the Russian military, it is capable of hitting targets at a range of more than 2,000 km, while guaranteed to overcome all existing and developed air and missile defense systems.


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