Video: Vladimir Putin says Russian Navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons, underwater drones – The Globe and Mail

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing. Emer McCarthy reports. REUTERS Reports More about this in the link below… https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/video-vladimir-putin-says-russian-navy-to-get-hypersonic-nuclear-weapons/

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Pentagon Has Tested A Suicide Drone That Gets To Its Target Area At Hypersonic Speed – The Drive

The Pentagon tested a loitering munition, more commonly referred to as a suicide drone, last year that will arrive over its designated target area at hypersonic speeds. It has since turned the project over to the U.S. Army for further development. Additional details about the program, dubbed Vintage Racer, have now emerged in an official picture […]

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Army scientists develop new ‘materials’ for hypersonic weapons attack | Fox News

They can take out targets faster than enemies can respond by destroying a wide range of air, sea, land and space targets. Traveling at five times the speed of sound, they are nearly impossible to defend against and place fighter jets, ships, ground vehicles, satellites and ground assets at tremendous risk of nearly instant destruction […]

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Space Force Unveils Its First Weapon, a Satellite Jammer

Playing Offense The U.S. Space Force recently acquired its first offensive weaponry: a device capable of blocking satellite communications, temporarily rendering orbiting satellites useless. The technology behind these Counter Communications Systems, as they’re called, has already existed for years, Interesting Engineering reports, but the devices were only delivered to the military last month. With them, the U.S. can now disable […]

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Three obstacles are slowing space sensors for hypersonic threats

A space sensor layer represents a central component of both reinvigorated attention in space operations and the reality of renewed great power competition. Unfortunately, the current pace for acquiring it is something less than the speed of relevance. Despite frequent statements of support from the Pentagon, its realization faces architectural, budgetary and institutional impediments… read […]

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The world’s largest aircraft will now test hypersonics for the military – Ars Technica

Nearly a decade ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen founded Stratolaunch to build an aircraft capable of launching orbital rockets. At the time, the company’s leadership included a host of luminous spaceflight officials, including former NASA chief Mike Griffin, who said the Stratolaunch aircraft “would make a very effective launcher.” https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/the-worlds-largest-aircraft-will-now-test-hypersonics-for-the-military/

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Missile Defense Monday: March 17 – March 23, 2020 – Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance

MDA Monitors U.S. Army and U.S. Navy Hypersonic Missile Test, Japan Commissions New Destroyer, and North Korea Test Launches Two SRBMs… More about this article in link… https://missiledefenseadvocacy.org/breaking-video/missile-defense-monday-march-17-march-23-2020/ To learn more, click https://conta.cc/3aj6oLK

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