By Ivan Maltsev
Delivery is expected at the end of 2023, the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army James McConville said.
The U.S. Army (Ground Forces) next year will receive the first battery of long-range hypersonic missiles, the first Precision Strike Missiles (PrSM), medium-range anti-ship weapons. This was announced on Thursday by the Chief of Staff of the Army, General James McConville.
“First of all, we expect the delivery of our first long-range hypersonic battery at the end of next year, in 2023. As part of one of our programs, we expect the delivery of medium-range anti-ship weapons in 2023. We expect the first high-precision tactical missiles to be delivered to the troops in 2023,” the American military commander said at a meeting with the Washington group of military observers. At the same time, the general noted that weapons tests are being conducted now.
According to the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, the missiles are highly mobile, they can be installed on military transport aircraft C-17, other aircraft. “This is how they are arranged, they are not fixed in one place, and they can be moved. They can be used to deter certain actions,” McConville said.