Russia is deploying hypersonic missiles in coming months

20 Oct 2018_campuscad

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Russia will be deploying Hypersonic missiles with nuclear war heads in coming months said Russian President in an event.

Russian President Vladimir Putin was speaking at conference at Sochi, The Russian city on black sea.

Hypersonic missiles are capable of Mach 5 speed which travels 5 times faster than speed of sound. (6174 Km/ hr)

Current fighter jets are capable of travelling Mach 4 and Mach 3 speed and positioned in US, China and Russian Armed forces.

China also pursuing the Mach 5 jets to suppress the US as a world power.Amazon ad

Passenger plane travels sub-sonically under the speed of Mach 1. To build the hypersonic jets and missiles Jet materials need to be tested at very high temperature at longer period of time.

United States has increased the defense budget to $574.5 billion in 2018 to counter the hypersonic nuclear attack by developing the Scramjet engine which can able to fly between Mach 10-15.

US president Donald Trump also urged to form a space force globally which can sense the supersonic cruise missiles and shot down.

Most of the European countries and Japan wants to use hypersonic concepts for civilian purpose like public transportation.


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