China said on Monday it had completed a successful test of its Starry Sky-2 hypersonic waverider aircraft. Photo: Handout

Did China put on a show of its Starry Sky-2 hypersonic vehicle just to impress the US?

As Beijing wrestles with a trade war and rising tensions over Taiwan and the South China Sea, public announcement was probably intended as a rallying call, observers say

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China said on Monday it had completed a successful test of its Starry Sky-2 hypersonic waverider aircraft. Photo: Handout
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