SPECIAL REPORT: China, Russia Hypersonic Programs – Real Progress or Bluster?

July 12, 2019

National Defense Magazine:

This part 2 of a 2-part special report on hypersonic technologies.

China and Russia’s intention to pursue hypersonic weapons lit a fire under the U.S. military, forcing it to re-invigorate its own programs.

But just how far the two rivals have come in their own programs and whether or not they can penetrate the United States’ missile defenses is a matter of debate. Are they behind?

Have they caught up? Or are they ahead of the United States when it comes to this disruptive technology?

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