Hypersonic aircraft

China hails first test of hypersonic nuclear missile carrier

In 2010, the US tested the Lockheed HTV-2 - a similar delivery vehicle capable of reaching speeds of up to Mach 20.

China has flight-tested a hypersonic missile delivery vehicle capable of penetrating any existing defence system with nuclear warheads, according to the Pentagon.

Wednesday, 15 January, 2014, 8:41am 27 comments