Reactions to China’s Hypersonic Missile Test are Mixed
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Mark Episkopos

Hypersonic Missiles, Asia-Pacific

Some in Washington have interpreted the test as yet another sign that the U.S. military is at risk of falling behind its great-power competitors in key nuclear weapons technologies.

Here’s What You Need to Remember: HGVs are launched from a regular rocket booster before separating to glide toward their target—their sheer speed and unpredictable flight path make them exceedingly difficult to track and destroy, posing a salient threat to current...

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