Thursday, January 16, 2014

Nothing to Fear, Says China, Confirming Hypersonic Missile Test

Illustration of a U.S. hypersonic glide vehicle.

China confirmed that it tested an advanced air-to-land missile that can "glide" to targets around the world at 10 times the speed of sound. The missile was launched from atop an ICBM before reaching outer space, making the weapon more difficult to detect than an ICBM.

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