Missile engineer Herbert Efremov on Sunday, September 20, denied a statement by US President Donald Trump that former American leader Barack Obama had passed information on hypersonic weapons to Russia.
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“Trump said that Obama handed over these“ secrets ”to the Russians. Only Barack Obama has been the President of the United States since 2009. Our experiments on these cases began in Soviet times, when Obama was a teenager, ”he said in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Efremov stressed that the ex-president of the United States was still attending school when experiments with hypersonic missiles began.
Earlier on September 18, Trump announced that Russia had created hypersonic weapons after receiving information about American technology. He also accused the administration of the former head of state Obama for providing Moscow with data on American developments.
At the same time, the American leader stressed that the United States has a rocket that develops a much higher speed than the Russian one.
On September 11, Trump announced that the United States has weapons systems that neither Russia nor China knows about. He stressed that the United States possesses “the greatest weapon in the world”, but did not specify which one.