Defence contractor Raytheon Technologies Corp is developing hypersonic weapons for the US military. Photo: Reuters
Defence contractor Raytheon Technologies Corp is developing hypersonic weapons for the US military. Photo: Reuters

US is ‘years behind’ China on hypersonic weapons, Raytheon head says

  • Defence contractor CEO Gregory Hayes says the superfast technology is the most destabilising threat to the homeland
  • While the Pentagon has a number of programmes in development, the Chinese military has actually fielded the weapons

Topic |   China's military
Defence contractor Raytheon Technologies Corp is developing hypersonic weapons for the US military. Photo: Reuters
Defence contractor Raytheon Technologies Corp is developing hypersonic weapons for the US military. Photo: Reuters
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