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Hypersonic arms race: China tests high
-speed missile to beat U.S. defenses

Washington Times, by Bill Gertz

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/13/2014 5:30:23 PM

China’s military last week conducted the first flight test of a new ultra-high speed missile vehicle aimed at delivering warheads through U.S. missile defenses, Pentagon officials said. The test of the new hypersonic glide vehicle was carried out Jan. 9 and the experimental weapon is being dubbed the WU-14 by the Pentagon, said officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The hypersonic vehicle represents a major step forward in China’s secretive strategic nuclear and conventional military and missile programs. The new hypersonic vehicle was detected traveling at extremely high speeds during the flight test over China, said officials who discussed some details of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JonR, 1/13/2014 5:46:32 PM     (No. 9690667)

Hey, I´ve got an idea! Let´s underfund and dumb-down our military, cut budgets for R&D and cancel superior weapons like the F-22 in favor of an over budget, and failing F-35! All good right???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tenncon231, 1/13/2014 6:00:46 PM     (No. 9690678)

Is the Loral Guidance System used for these missile systems. Another reason to thank the clintoons! s/o

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Penney, 1/13/2014 6:10:03 PM     (No. 9690686)

Liberty needs another Pres. Reagan!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: darthmuaddib, 1/13/2014 8:57:17 PM     (No. 9690850)

My hat goes off for Bill Gertz for reporting all of the technological achievements that China is making all the while we are stagnating and slowly shrinking. It has to be a thankless job to continue to tell the American public what is happening half way around the world that will have a major impact on their lives, but all we care about is getting the latest iphone or watching some ignorant a@@es on a reality show.

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