Feitian 1 was developed by a research team at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xian, Shaanxi province. Photo: Weibo
Feitian 1 was developed by a research team at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xian, Shaanxi province. Photo: Weibo
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Chinese university sanctioned by US declares success of hypersonic test flight

  • Northwestern Polytechnical University team says its combination of rocket and air-breathing engines could exceed Mach 5
  • NPU, which is directly managed by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, has taken part in the development of many weapons

Feitian 1 was developed by a research team at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xian, Shaanxi province. Photo: Weibo
Feitian 1 was developed by a research team at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xian, Shaanxi province. Photo: Weibo
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