The Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile is considered a game-changing weapon for the Russians, but perfecting it will be not so easy for Russian.
The 9M730 Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile (NATO reporting name SSC-X-9 Skyfall) is one of five strategic weapons mentioned during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s State of the Union address in 2016. March 2018.
According to sources Burevestnik is said to have an unlimited attack range thanks to the use of nuclear engines, also it is capable of penetrating all the most advanced defense systems today thanks to its flexible maneuverability during flight.
According to Russian media, during the approach, the missile will constantly change direction at low altitudes to avoid early warning and air defense systems. This is an important feature, helping to deceive all defense combinations and hit the target from the most unexpected directions.