Experienced combat alert performed by ten MiG-31 long-range interceptors with Kinzhal hypersonic system
Ten MiG-31 long-range interceptors with Kinzhal hypersonic system are performing the experienced combat alert. This was reported by the Deputy Minister of Defence Yuri Borisov.
"And this is not a sort of exotics. In support of this, ten aircraft are holding experimental combat alert being ready to be employed depending on the situation," he said.
"This is a modern weapon: the increased-range hypersonic missile is to penetrate air and missile defence systems. It is invulnerable and has very strong combat power and potential," Yuri Borisov said.
According to him, the MiG-31 aircraft is the most suitable for accelerating the missile to the required speeds at the required altitudes.