An artist’s rendering of a hypersonic glide vehicle. China’s programme could be ready for deployment by 2020, according to a report submitted to the US congress. Illustration: AFP

China, Russia ramping up tests of hypersonic gliders to counter new US strategy: analysts

Acceleration of programmes is response to Pentagon’s increased presence in South China Sea and its push to maintain an innovation advantage, say experts

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An artist’s rendering of a hypersonic glide vehicle. China’s programme could be ready for deployment by 2020, according to a report submitted to the US congress. Illustration: AFP
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