Chinese hypersonic test included path-breaking second missile launch, say US reports

Published Nov 22 2021 at 7:17 PM GMT
  • China’s test of a globe-circling hypersonic weapon in July included the unprecedented launch of a separate missile from the ultra-high-speed vehicle, according to the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.
  • The test showed China’s development of its strategic, nuclear-capable weapons as more advanced than any had thought, surprising Pentagon officials, the two newspapers said.
  • Neither the United States nor Russia has shown the same ability, which requires launching a missile from a parent….



  • Published Nov 22, 2021 7:17 PM GMT