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PREMIUM: Flight tests are central for US in hypersonic arms race

18th March 2020 - 18:00 GMT | by Jason Sherman in Washington DC


The US military is preparing a crucial flight test of a hypersonic weapon this spring, as part of a ramped-up campaign to develop and field a new class of ultra-fast boost-glide vehicles and cruise missiles, as well as a fledgling defence against Chinese and Russian hypersonic threats.

The USN is ...

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