The officials said the test was a success and that the missile hit its intended target.
Russia's defense ministry released a footage showing a large warhead detaching from a jet and blast through the sky, leaving a fiery trail behind.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the destruction of passenger planes that have been reported to carry a bomb for the goal of assaulting the opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. The weapon, which is named after a type of dagger, is one of a cache of new weapons Russian President Vladimir Putin announced in a state address earlier this month, per The Guardian. It has a range of 6,200 miles, a top speed of over 56 knots and can descend to depths of 3,280 feet.
The missile was sacked from the aircraft that took off from southwestern Russian Federation, the ministry said and it released a video of two pilots preparing to take off and then showing the missile launching from the jet, Agence France-Presse reported.
The ministry press release states the Kinzhal system has been tested 250 times in test flight sorties, under all sorts of weather conditions, during day and night, since the beginning of 2018.
"Both Russia and the entire world know the names of our newest planes, submarines, anti-aircraft weapons, as well as land-based, airborne and sea-based guided missile systems".
Iowa's unemployment rate steady at 2.9 percent
The number of people classified as unemployed declined to a seasonally adjusted 96,678, the lowest figure since February 2000. Indiana's unemployment rate ended at 3.3 percent for December which was lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent.
Deadly explosion in Austin kills teen, injures woman
Police said they have reclassified that investigation as a homicide, and can not rule out that the two explosions aren't related. Police did not identify the teenager or the woman and have not released any details about Monday's package.
The missile has been deployed in the Southern Military District since December 1. The passenger was drunk and the plane would continue its flight to Turkey.
Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White downplayed Putin's comments, saying the USA military was capable of defending the country from any threats.
Jewish groups and US lawmakers condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's suggestion that the 2016 USA presidential election may have been manipulated by Russian Jews.
Putin's comment also caught the attention of the American Jewish Committee, which said it was "eerily reminiscent of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion" - a forged tsarist-era, anti-Semitic pamphlet that purported to describe plans for Jewish domination of Europe.
The U.S. Defense Secretary, James Mattis, said that nothing Putin showed off changed anything from the Pentagon's perspective, as he spoke to reporters as he traveled to Oman. "They do not impact any need on our side for a change in our deterrence posture".
If the surgery wasn't enough, Djokovic looked like he had been suffering from illness on the eve of Indian Wells. " Very weird . But the Argentine backed Djokovic to recover. "I have been sick for over a week and tried everything I could to get better".
If the sight of blood makes you queasy, then you're going to want to leave this story now because things are about to get bloody. Well, we now know how bad the injury was, and let's just say it was gruesome. "It's been such a great love for me".
By introducing this feature, Microsoft is removing a pain point for anyone who uses their TV for gaming and watching movies. The first episode had details on Sea of Thieves , PixArk , and the Xbox version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds .
He expressed his affection for SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav, saying he could never leave them. However, his comments regarding Jaya Bachhan ji are improper and unacceptable", she posted on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
The Senate Intelligence Committee is preparing to put out recommendations and hold a hearing on election security this month. The committee reportedly interviewed its final witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, last week.
The result is that even some of the U.S.'s closest trading partners are bewildered about where the announcement leaves them. In an average month, China's government-owned companies produce almost as much steel as the US does in one year.
Assad-Backed Syrian Forces Split Rebel-Held Ghouta Into 3 The Syrian government and its allies have advanced into eastern Ghouta. He says Turkish troops have destroyed water and power stations that supply the town of Afrin, making it hard for people to stay.
Another bulb, the Calla (see the theme?), is priced at $129.99 and is meant to be installed in walkways and paths. Other products in the outdoor range are called Lucca, Tuar, Turaco and Ludere and will start at $49.99.
The device will be backed by a 2,900mAh non-removable battery and might not support fast charging technology. It is priced t 899 yuan for 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and 1299 yuan for 4GB RAM with 64GB version.
The details of Trump's potential legal action against " 60 Minutes " were detailed in a Buzzfeed report . The suit claims the agreement is not valid because it does not carry the president's signature .
Sean Smith will be released by Oakland Raiders
Fenno reports Smith will plead guilty to the charge and accept one year of jail time along with three years of probation. ALAMEDA, Calif . - The Oakland Raiders have released T Marshall Newhouse and CB Sean Smith , the club announced Monday .
Tehran, Islamabad Confer on Border Security Issues
Upon his arrival, the Iranian foreign minister said Iran pursues "free bilateral trade" with the neighboring South Asian country. The two ministers also exchanged views on important developments on regional and worldwide peace and security.
Rally shows free-wheeling, media-bashing Trump here to stay
Trump also used the speech to double down on executing drug dealers, a solution he said has worked in China and Singapore . Trump ignored their outstretched hand on universal background checks and started talking more about arming teachers.
Virginia win a healing moment that was bigger than basketball
Meanwhile, after a shaky start, Wilkins ignited a defense that limited North Carolina to 38.5 percent shooting in the second half. The No. 1 seed in the South Region, Virginia is in a bracket that includes Arizona, Kentucky, Cincinnati and Tennessee.
Ronaldo the hero for Real
Eibar equalized in the 50th minute when defender Ivan Ramis broke free of Sergio Ramos to head home a corner kick by Pedro Leon. Lucas Vazquez and Karim Benzema replaced Isco and Toni Kroos as Zidane looked to raise the tempo and find a second goal.
Cameron Diaz Has Retired From Acting
Selma Blair , who co-starred with Diaz, 45, in 2002's " The Sweetest Thing ", revealed the actress is done with movies for good. It appears Cameron Diaz has hung up her acting shoes. "I mean, she doesn't need to make any more films", Blair added.
Tomb Raider I, II & III Are Being Remastered For PC & VR
Thankfully, the remasters will have modern systems in mind, thus being able to run on attractive graphics, at 1080p and 60fps. However, they did mention that the first two games have already been completed and they are now working on the third one.
Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi HC seeking bail
A Delhi court on Monday sent Karti Chidambaram to judicial custody till March 24 in the INX Media case, ANI reported. Karti was arrested on his return from the United Kingdom in connection with the FIR lodged on May 15 a year ago .