Five key technologies involved in the test reached world-leading level, state broadcaster CCTV said. Photo: CCTV
Five key technologies involved in the test reached world-leading level, state broadcaster CCTV said. Photo: CCTV

China set world record with new super-speed ‘electromagnetic lever’ test, state media says

  • State broadcaster airs footage of 1-tonne object being shot off at speed of 1,030km/h in propulsion test at new facility
  • Facility seen to benefit maglev technology, fighter jet launch and propulsion systems, and even space missions

Five key technologies involved in the test reached world-leading level, state broadcaster CCTV said. Photo: CCTV
Five key technologies involved in the test reached world-leading level, state broadcaster CCTV said. Photo: CCTV
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