Air Warfare

PREMIUM: India proves hypersonic technology for next-generation missiles

11th September 2020 - 20:13 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


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On 7 September the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully demonstrated hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology, with a successful flight test of its Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) off the coast of Odisha in eastern India.

A first test failed last year when the missile lost control midway through its flightpath ...

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