Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Topic: hypersonic

Russian Navy preps for Zircon hypersonic missile tests in Barents Sea

The Russian Navy is preparing for new tests of the Zircon hypersonic missile system in the Barents Sea, according to a recent service news release. Russia's new 3M22...

U.S. Army shows first element of its future hypersonic weapon system

The U.S. Army has publicly released images of the first element of its future hypersonic weapon system. In photos released by the Pentagon, showing the first prototype hypersonic equipment for...

NG gets $155M contract for space sensor to detect hypersonic, missile threats

U.S. Defense contractor Northrop Grumman has won a prototype award with a total value of $155 million for a satellite sensor to detect and track hypersonic and advanced...

DARPA one step closer to full-scale flight testing of intermediate-range hypersonic weapons system

A top-secret U.S. government body called the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that it to move to a new phase of the intermediate-range hypersonic...

Russian Navy arms its MiG-31 fighters with Kh-47M hypersonic missiles

The decades-old Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jet of the Russian Naval Aviation will be armed with Kh-47M Kinzhal (dagger) hypersonic missiles, news agency Izvestiya reported. According to the report,...

U.S. Air Force conducts sixth hypersonic strike weapon flight test

On Sunday, Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. has announced that the U.S. Air Force B-52H aircraft conducted a new captive-carry flight test of the AGM-183A...

Russia deploys new Avangard nuclear boost-glide vehicle into ‘combat duty’

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has reported that a next hypersonic missile system outfitted with the Avangard nuclear boost-glide vehicle has been...

Russia accuses scientist of treason for passing hypersonic aircraft secrets

Russia's FSB state security service has arrested a Russian scientist Anatoly Gubanov suspected of handing over secret aviation development data. Multiple news outlets reported that Moscow’s Lefortovo District...

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