Companies such as Raytheon Technologies are working to develop hypersonic weapon capability for the US. This artist’s concept shows an air-breathing missile, which uses different technology from its glide vehicle counterparts. Image: Raytheon Missiles and Defence handout via Reuters
Companies such as Raytheon Technologies are working to develop hypersonic weapon capability for the US. This artist’s concept shows an air-breathing missile, which uses different technology from its glide vehicle counterparts. Image: Raytheon Missiles and Defence handout via Reuters
Defence

Latest US hypersonic weapon test fails, amid Chinese missile concerns

  • The setback occurred due to a problem with a booster rocket for one of the Pentagon’s glide vehicles in development
  • The US and its global rivals have quickened their pace to build the next generation of arms that rob adversaries of reaction time

Companies such as Raytheon Technologies are working to develop hypersonic weapon capability for the US. This artist’s concept shows an air-breathing missile, which uses different technology from its glide vehicle counterparts. Image: Raytheon Missiles and Defence handout via Reuters
Companies such as Raytheon Technologies are working to develop hypersonic weapon capability for the US. This artist’s concept shows an air-breathing missile, which uses different technology from its glide vehicle counterparts. Image: Raytheon Missiles and Defence handout via Reuters
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