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'We have no idea how they did this': Secret hypersonic launch shows China streaking ahead in arms race

Telegraph
 2021-10-17

Cover picture for the articleChina’s test of a hypersonic missile in space is a “game-changer” that should fundamentally alter the US’s calculations about Beijing’s military leverage, experts have warned. Over the weekend, it emerged that the Chinese military in August secretly launched a rocket carrying a hypersonic glide vehicle into space, which flew...

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Chris Mealer
10-18

So, I got... In August, China flew a missile around the planet, over who knows how many nations, and we're just now learning about it. Great, thanks.

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Jacob
10-19

I like how our military is surprised considering that Russia already had the technology and could have shared it with China.

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