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Hypersonics Remain Top Priority for Pentagon

A hypersonic weapon moving at five times the speed of sound can travel across the Pacific Ocean in just over 100 minutes. U.S. adversaries...

US Air Force Conducts Successful Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test

The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the first flight test of its AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, on a B-52 Stratofortress...

China Claims First successful Test of Hypersonic Aircraft

China has successfully developed and tested a cutting-edge waverider hypersonic aircraft, according to the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics in Beijing. The academy, part...

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...