India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry
India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry

India joins hypersonic club with successful test flight of cruise vehicle

  • Defence ministry says demonstration vehicle with scramjet engine reached an altitude of 30km and six times the speed of sound
  • It comes amid growing concerns over a new arms race in hypersonic weapons between China, Russia and the United States

Topic |   Defence
India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry
India launched the demonstration vehicle on Monday from an island off the state of Odisha. Photo: Indian defence ministry
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