Avangard: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

What is Avangard Hypersonic Missile?

The Avangard Missile is a nuclear-capable, Hypersonic boost-glide vehicle developed by Russia. During the annual state-of-the-nation in  March 2018, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin unveiled the Avangard and described the Hypersonic Missile as one of the six next-generation weapons that are under development, the President also added that the Avangard can travel at a ..

Russia tests a new hypersonic nuclear weapon delivery system ‘Avangard’

Russia has successfully tested a new hypersonic nuclear weapon delivery system , named “Avangard”, from the Dombarovskiy missile base in the southern Ural Mountains. It successfully hit a practice target on the Kura shooting range on Kamchatka, 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) away. The Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle flies 27 times faster than the speed of ..