China scientists talk of powering hypersonic weapon with cheap Nvidia chip

April 19, 2024

The Register

Researchers in China have reportedly demonstrated how a low-cost Nvidia Jetson module could theoretically be used to direct a hypersonic weapon.

The eggheads say they rigged up an Nvidia Jetson TX2i module to perform real-time optimization of the fuel supply system and control of a scramjet engine for an air-breathing hypersonic missile, according to a report in the South China Morning Post (SCMP).

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