Russia—Presentation Of Controversial Cruise Missile A Fake, Says U.S. Intelligence Report

Daily Beast | 02/18/2019

A Russian military presentation about a controversial cruise missile had little to do with the actual weapon, according to a U.S. intelligence briefing cited by the Daily Beast (U.S.).  During a Jan. 23 press conference, Russian officials presented what they claimed to be a copy of the schematics of the 9M729, a missile that Washington says violates the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.  Reporters were also allowed to view the launcher and carrier. The missile itself...

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