China’s DF-17 hypersonic boost-glide missile was one of the most closely watched items on parade in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Ankit Panda
Opinion

Opinion

Ankit Panda

Is China’s DF-17 hypersonic missile a serious threat to the United States?

  • An American general warned last year that the US does not have an effective defence against such weapons
  • But with the PLA Rocket Force set to deploy the missile for the first time next year, Ankit Panda looks to dispel the hype

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China’s DF-17 hypersonic boost-glide missile was one of the most closely watched items on parade in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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