China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout
China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout

China military scientists work on laser to improve hypersonic missile and plane speeds

  • Device could help aircraft and missiles go faster and fly for longer, says Beijing’s Space Engineering University
  • Air resistance ‘reduced by 70 per cent or more’, meaning potential for less fuel and safer flights

Topic |   China science
China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout
China conducts a hypersonic test. Photo: Handout
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