Development for World War III: expert on Russian nuclear-powered missile threat
A nuclear-powered missile known as the Burevestnik was designed to exchange nuclear strikes in the context of World War III against NATO countries and the United States in particular
This was stated by the Defence Express’ editor-in-chief, Oleh Katkov, on the Espreso TV channel.
"The Burevestnik missile is designed for a "doomsday" situation, namely World War III. This is the only chance to use it, so it does not and will not pose any additional threat to Ukraine," Katkov said.
The editor-in-chief of Defence Express spoke revealed more details about missile's features.
"The missile itself is likely to have a direct-flow jet engine that uses a nuclear reactor. That is, the nuclear reactor directly heats the air that passes through the engine, after which the jet thrust occurs," said Katkov.
- On September 1, the Russian Sarmat strategic missile system was allegedly put on alert.
- Photos from a Russian base in the Arctic show that Russia may be preparing to test an experimental intercontinental ballistic missile.
- On October 4, the director of the information and consulting company Defense Express, Serhiy Zgurets, said that if the Russian nuclear-powered Burevestnik missile flies, Russia will have its own Chernobyl or Hiroshima.