Putin could destroy UK and America without using new ‘invulnerable’ hypersonic nuclear weapons, military analyst warns

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Russia's Nuclear Programme


Bronk said that Putin’s announcement was designed to boost his ‘tough guy image’ and denied that the new technology meant his adversaries were facing a greater threat than before. ‘This announcement is domestically aimed,’ he said. ‘The current generation of intercontinental ballistic missiles are already incredibly difficult to intercept. ‘The US has no basic missile defence capacity which would put a dent in Russia’s strategic nuclear arsenal.’