Oct 11, 2022

In a first, a breakthrough by Chinese scientists puts hypersonic weapons on aircraft carriers

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The innovative technique for the speedy repair and service of hypersonic weapons had passed stringent field tests in challenging combat settings.


Designed to be launched from an aircraft (not a carrier), these weapons can be used as anti-satellite weapons or go after a wide range of high-value targets in the air, according to the People’s Liberation Army researchers led by Xiao Jun, a scientist with the China Airborne Missile Academy in Luoyang, Henan province.

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