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Development for World War III: expert on Russian nuclear-powered missile threat

4 October, 2023 Wednesday
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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

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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.
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