The US is showing a growing interest in hypersonic weapons, in part because of the advances in the technology made by Russia and China. Photo: Raytheon
The US is showing a growing interest in hypersonic weapons, in part because of the advances in the technology made by Russia and China. Photo: Raytheon

Hypersonic ‘arms race risks military misstep’ from China, US and Russia

  • Beijing denies testing a nuclear-capable superfast weapon, but Washington is already poised to increase its research spending
  • With less time to analyse information, these weapons increase the chances of a military misjudgment

Topic |   China's military
The US is showing a growing interest in hypersonic weapons, in part because of the advances in the technology made by Russia and China. Photo: Raytheon
The US is showing a growing interest in hypersonic weapons, in part because of the advances in the technology made by Russia and China. Photo: Raytheon
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