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China’s hypersonic missiles can travel faster than the speed of sound All you need to know

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China has tested a hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) that can fly lower than the ballistic missile radar with 10 times the speed of sound and can strike any target around the globe within an hour. This could be the first modern operational hypersonic weapon system.

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The diplomat Magazine reported that China has conducted two test of hypersonic glide vehicles. These vehicles were fully equipped with missiles. This can mark in between the range of 1800 km and 2500km.
Both the tests were carried out by the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF). The first test was carried out on 1st November while the 2nd took place on the 15th of November. This new weapon, HGV warhead, is currently under development in Russia and USA. According to US intelligence source, the DF-17 might be operational by 2020.

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The HGV will be the most powerful and advanced technology weapon. It can be used to deliver missiles including the nuclear missiles. It can hit speeds up to 7680 miles per hour. This is approximately 10 times the speed of sound.
This HGV warhead is a new type of weapon which currently is being underprocessed in Russia and USA. These DF-17 could be operational by 2020 as US intelligence sources quoted.

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The HGV is one of the most powerful and an advanced technological weapon. The HGV can be used to deliver missiles, including nuclear weapons to distant targets around the world within minutes. It’s capable of achieving speed up to 7680 miles per hour or 10 times the speed of sound.
These missiles can be used for wide range of defense and strategic purposes. This is the first time China has shown any test models lined to the project.

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