Hypersonic aircraft are aircraft capable of flying in the Earth's atmosphere at speeds of Mach 5 [the speed of sound[ and higher. Now hypersonic aircraft have begun to move from the category of theoretical and experimental developments to the practical plane.
BulgarianMilitary.com listened to the radio interview of the Russian military expert Igor Korotchenko, who announced that the Russian military industry was already testing a missile system capable of shooting down enemy hypersonic missiles.
According to the preliminary planning of the American military headquarters, the country should make the first tests of the new hypersonic missile system in 2021, and two years later it should pass into service in the USA
At a pre-election rally in Minnesota, Donlad Trump received a standing ovation from his supporters after saying that Russian hypersonic missiles were technology stolen from the United States during the Barack Obama administration
Indian authorities have officially confirmed the successful testing of the prototype hypersonic rocket, the HSTDV. According to the announcement of the local state agency DRDO, tested on September 7 this year.
However, neither the multicenter mass of the warhead, nor the significant flight speed or underwater movement, nor the ingenious maneuvering and electronic protection is far from always enough to let a floating airfield sink to the bottom.
A request to develop a hypersonic nuclear glider appeared on the Web, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing PolitInfo. It was deployed by the United States Air Force. After a while, information about this was deleted.
The lag of the United States from Russia in the creation of hypersonic missile systems, depending on their type, is from 5 to 8-9 years. In a number of areas in this area, the United States did not even begin the corresponding work.
The Pentagon ordered the first modernized F-15EX fighters, which are capable of carrying hypersonic weapons. This is stated in the message of the company Boeing, distributed on Tuesday, July 14, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Russia is very likely to have a means of combating hypersonic weapons when other countries create such weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Russian President Vladimir Putin interview.
Russia's Northern Fleet will receive the latest weapons, including hypersonic, which will significantly increase its combat power. This was announced by Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseev in an interview with Red Star
Russian experts have begun to develop electronic warfare systems (EW) that can establish interference with the hypersonic weapons of a potential enemy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Izvestia.
In January of this year, the launch of the project 22350 frigate of the Admiral Gorshkov type was the first successful launch of the 3M22 Zircon hypersonic missile. The missile hit the ground target located at the military range of the Northern Urals
HCM is supposed to be equipped with a hypersonic ramjet engine, it will look like an ordinary rocket, but fly at a much higher speed and have a long flight range.
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military will begin active testing of hypersonic weapons in 2020, said Admiral Charles Richard, head of the Strategic Command (STRATK) of the US Armed Forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The US hypersonic weapon!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is not only developing hypersonic weapons, but also creating means of protection against them. As sources in the military-industrial complex told Izvestia, domestic engineers are now designing an ultra-long-range air-based missile capable of intercepting high-speed and maneuvering targets. Read more: Military and defense!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, (BM) - The maximum speed of the Kinzhal and Tsircon hypersonic systems will be increased to more than 10 Mach numbers. The United States recognizes the lag behind Russia in hypersonic technology by several years, but the American-designed rocket has the promise of an opportunity to reach speeds of up to 20 Mach numbers. How long can Russia!-->…
PANAGYURISHTE, (BGM) - Satellite images released Tuesday show that the alleged Israeli airstrike on Syria’s T-4 airbase overnight Sunday destroyed one or more elements that may be part of an advanced weapons system, possibly connected to Iran’s drone program in Syria, Israel Defense reported. According to the Israeli company ImageSat!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russina Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia should develop defense systems against hypersonic weapons before such weapons are developed in other countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”.!-->!-->!-->…
Washington (the USA), March 22, 2018, Source: vesti.bg, Editor: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Reuters The U.S. Air Force General John Hyten made an alarming confession about the defences of the country against the hypersonic weapons of Russia and China – they don’t really exist. The General shared that during a Senate Armed Services hearing on…