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Russia Tests New Hypersonic Zircon Cruise Missiles for 5th-Gen Subs

The first tests of the Russian Navy’s new hypersonic Zircon cruise missiles have been launched in Russia, a senior defense industry source said Thursday. "The...
X-51A Waverider Hypersonic Aircraft

China Hypersonic Tests Target No Specific Country

Scientific experiments carried out by China within its borders are normal, conducted according to a schedule, and are not directed against any specific country...

Hypersonic weapon detonated after lift-off: US military

The US military had to detonate a hypersonic weapon seconds after lift-off Monday due to a technical problem, cutting short a flight test for...

Speed is the New Stealth: Meet the SR-72

In 1976, U.S. Air Force SR-71 Blackbird crews flew from New York to London in less than two hours, reaching speeds exceeding Mach 3...

X-51A Waverider achieves breakthrough in final flight

The final flight of the X-51A Waverider test program has accomplished a breakthrough in the development of flight reaching Mach 5.1 over the Pacific...

New Russian Bomber ‘Will Not be Hypersonic’

Russia's future PAK-DA manned bomber project will not have hypersonic speed capability, Russia's bomber force commander said on Wednesday, in an apparent contradiction of...
X-51A Waverider Hypersonic Aircraft

Promising Progress Towards Hypersonic Flight

DSTO scientists have successfully conducted a test flight of an experimental hypersonic vehicle at the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway. The test vehicle is launched...

Hypersonic vehicle fails flight test: US Air Force

A flight test of an experimental unmanned vehicle designed to fly at hypersonic speeds has ended in failure, the US Air Force said Wednesday. The...

Engineering Review Board Concludes Review of HTV-2 Second Test Flight

Following an extensive seven-month analysis of data collected from the Aug. 11, 2011, second flight of DARPA’s Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2), an independent engineering...

Army successfully launches Advanced Hypersonic Weapon demonstrator

At the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, successes sometimes happen faster than a speeding bullet. In a flight which lasted...