Low frequency bandwidths usually reserved for smartphones and other consumer applications could be used to communicate with hypersonic craft. Photo: China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics
Low frequency bandwidths usually reserved for smartphones and other consumer applications could be used to communicate with hypersonic craft. Photo: China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics
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Could Chinese hypersonic weapons tap Wi-fi bandwidth for communication?

  • Researchers in China say a simple antenna could allow home command to stay in touch with a missile travelling at Mach 5
  • No data from high-speed tests has been released but the team say ground experiment results show ‘remarkable’ performance

Low frequency bandwidths usually reserved for smartphones and other consumer applications could be used to communicate with hypersonic craft. Photo: China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics
Low frequency bandwidths usually reserved for smartphones and other consumer applications could be used to communicate with hypersonic craft. Photo: China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics
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