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New Russian hypersonic missile to be delivered to navy this year

Trials of the state-of-the-art Zircon sea-launched hypersonic cruise missile are currently being completed, and the projectiles will be deployed to the Russian Navy later this year, a deputy defense minister revealed on Thursday. The Zircon has made significant headlines worldwide for its capabilities, and last year it was named by …

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North Korea claims another ‘hypersonic missile’ test

North Korea said it successfully tested a new hypersonic missile, with leader Kim Jong-un reportedly present for the launch. Officials in Seoul have claimed the weapon was an upgraded model of a system tested last week. “The test fire was aimed at making a final confirmation of the overall specifications …

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US hypersonic weapon test fails third time in a row

The unsuccessful attempt to test the new missile prototype was made by the US Air Force on Wednesday. The munition failed to leave its carrier aircraft for an unspecified reason, returning safely back to the ground. “On 15 Dec. 2021, the Department of the Air Force attempted a booster test …

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Russia set to unveil new hypersonic weapons – Putin

Speaking to gathered experts, Putin called the development of high-speed missiles as a “necessary” response to “Western actions.” “We have already successfully conducted tests, and from the beginning of the year we will have in service a sea-based hypersonic missile of Mach 9,” Putin said. Although he didn’t name the …

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Better pronoun usage won’t help US counter hypersonic missiles, congressman says, urging intelligence to focus on security threats

During a House Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday on diversity in the security agencies, the committee’s ranking member cautioned that the “utterly destructive” politicization of America’s national security apparatus had “severely eroded trust” in its institutions and distracted from its mission to counter the “international threat matrix.” Noting that this “tendency” …

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