Researchers say they have made breakthroughs in using infrared sensors for hypersonic missiles. Photo: Handout
Researchers say they have made breakthroughs in using infrared sensors for hypersonic missiles. Photo: Handout

China says it has hypersonic missiles with heat-seeking tech – years before US

  • Breakthroughs in the precision and cooling mechanism of infrared sensors are pushing forward the country’s development of hypersonic weapons, researchers say
  • Warfare could be transformed by hypersonic missiles able to search for, identify and lock on to targets based on heat signature

Topic |   China's military weapons
Researchers say they have made breakthroughs in using infrared sensors for hypersonic missiles. Photo: Handout
Researchers say they have made breakthroughs in using infrared sensors for hypersonic missiles. Photo: Handout
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