Moscow, Russia: The Russian military will exhibit hypersonic missile Kinzhal (dagger) during Moscow Victory Day Parade at Red Square on 9 May to commemorate the 73nd anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, reports Sputinik News.
Hypersonic missile Kinzhal was unveiled by President Vladimir Putin through a computer presentation and President promised with public to enhance Russian defence system with this latest version of new air-launched hypersonic cruise missile.
Military parade at Red Square on 9 May will also include Mig-31 interceptor fighter jets, each carrying a Kinzhal, a prototype of Su-57 jet (fifth-generation fighter jet), Su-30s, Su-35s, Tu-160 supersonic bomber, Mi-28N all-weather strike helicopters (Night Hunter), new rotorcraft Katran and the strike drone Korsar, a BTR-82A armored personnel carrier, Tor-M2DT medium-range air defense systems mounted on a DT-30 all-terrain vehicles and T-14 Armata main battle tanks along with usual military hardware.
President Putin would deliver holiday address to the nation after the parade inspection presided over by Minister of Defense General of the Army Sergey Shoygu.
Moscow Victory Day Parade at Red Square is one of the most popular events where Russians participate along with their families to boost nationalism and youth watch defence capabilities of their motherland.