Yu-71  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Maiden Flight: 2014
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Project 4202
Origin: Russia
Corporations: NPK Tekhmash
Parent System: Yu-71
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Maiden Flight: 2014
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Yu-71, also known as Project 4202, is an hypersonic glider weapon designed to fly at speeds above Mach 10 (11,200 kph) carrying a nuclear warhead while retaining extreme maneuverability and the ability to fly following an unpredictable trajectory. The hypersonic glider is released by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and is intended to pierce any present and future missile defense. The Yu-71 existence was reported as of late June 2015 along with at least four tests associated with the new glider. The Russian military required several years to develop the new hypersonic weapon with the last test launch carried out on February 16, 2015, by an SS-19 ICBM. The first test launch was carried out most likely in 2013 or 2014. The Sarmat is the carrier with the responsibility to deliver the Yu-71 glider into space. The gliders are espected to fly at an speed between Mach 7 and Mach 15.

Yu-71 Specifications

Speed
Cruise Speed: 7 mach (4,521 knot)
Top Speed: 15 mach (17,933 kph)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Yu-71 News

There are 4 news between
28 Jun 2015 and 29 Oct 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016Russia Successfully Tests Mach 15 Object 4202 Warhead for Sarmat Ballistic Missile
Monday, August 22, 2016Russia to Deploy Hypersonic Cruise Missiles Sooner Than Expected
Saturday, June 11, 2016Yu-74 Hypersonic Glider to Equip Russian Sarmat Ballistic Missiles
Sunday, June 28, 2015Russian Yu-71 Hypersonic Glider Intended to Overcome any Missile Defense

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