US successfully flight-tests hypersonic weapon

  19 July 2022    Read: 315
US successfully flight-tests hypersonic weapon

The United States has successfully tested a Raytheon Technologies Corp air-breathing hypersonic weapon capable of speeds faster than five times the speed of sound, making it the third successful test of that class of weapon since 2013, AzVision.az reports citing Reuters. 

Hypersonic weapons travel in the upper atmosphere at speeds of more than five times the speed of sound, or about 6,200 kilometers per hour.


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