Is Russia’s Hypersonic YU-71 Missile a Disaster for US : Nuclear Warheads ? (Video)

Russia’s Hypersonic YU-71 Missile

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces reportedly test fired a RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile on October 25, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. Russian military analysts believe that the launch might have been a test of a new hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV), the YU-71, also known as Project 4202, a warhead purportedly capable of penetrating any missile defense shield.