Experts Aghast At Russian Claim Of Nuclear-Powered Missile With Unlimited Range

Experts Aghast At Russian Claim Of Nuclear-Powered Missile With Unlimited Range
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the new missile during his annual state of the nation address in Moscow on Thursday.

The U.S. tested similar concepts in the 1960s but abandoned them over concerns of radioactive contamination. Russia's claim seems so fantastic that some analysts didn't believe initial reports.

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