Russian Defense Minister shows Kim strategic aircraft and Kinzhal hypersonic missiles

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu showed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un three Russian strategic aircraft and Kinzhal hypersonic missiles deployed on a MiG-31 fighter.

The demonstration took place during the North Korean leader’s visit to the Knevichi airfield in Primorye, in the Russian Far East, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Kim arrived in Knevichi in his official car, along with the rest of the entourage. And received at the airfield by the honor guard of the Preobrazhensky Regiment.

In Knevichi, the North Korean leader observed the Tu-160 strategic missile-carrying supersonic bomber. As are the Tu-95MS turboprop strategic bomber and the Tu-22M3 long-range heavy bomber.

The three aircraft are part of the air component of Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, Defense recalls in a statement.

The Russian military also showed Kim the MiG-31I fighter equipped with a Kinzhal hypersonic missile and its command system.

According to Moscow, it is an air complex “without analogues in the world” that has shown its effectiveness.

Kim and Shoigu also inspected the frigate “Marshal Shaposhnikov,” now aground in Vladivostok, according to another military statement.

By Webdesk
Source efe