Russian President Vladimir Putin will reportedly soon outpace the quick-strike capabilities of the United States with his radar-beating trains that can launch nuclear missiles from any location without fear of detection.

While the Kremlin “secret weapon” is technically in the development stage, the stealthy nuclear trains are seen to become operational as early as 2019, The Australian reported this week, adding that the project is part of Moscow’s $530 billion worth of military build-up that will roll out over the coming years.

Nuclear missile trains crisscrossing Russian territories and allied nations will definitely become a frightening reality. “In the best-case scenario, they will be deployed by the end of the decade, probably somewhere around 2019,” The Australian report added.

The publication pointed to Russia’s Tass news agency as source of the information.

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