July 19, 2019

Russia tests missile system in the Arctic

By Jim Townsend

As Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to expand military efforts in the Arctic region, experts say the country's advanced weapon system could pose a threat to US aircraft. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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