Chinese scientists eye hypersonic weapon able to ‘fry’ telecoms systems in 10 seconds

Published Sep 26 2021 at 10:00 AM GMT
  • Defeat an army without a fight and without casualties' Quite possible, if a new type of hypersonic weapon proposed by a team of rocket scientists in China becomes reality.
  • Designed to generate intense electromagnetic pulse capable of wiping out communication and power supply lines, the weapon would have a range of 3,000km – about the distance from China’s east coast to Guam.
  • Cruising at six times the speed of sound, it would cover this distance in 25 minutes.



  • Published Sep 26, 2021 10:00 AM GMT