DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
Defence

Are hypersonic missiles a game changer? Not so fast, says new study

  • US researchers say computer modelling suggests the weapons do not have significant advantages over ICMBs in terms of speed or invisibility
  • Russia, China and the US are all working on an array of hypersonic weapons

Topic |   Defence
DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
DF-17 hypersonic missiles on parade in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
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