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China’s Classified Hypersonic Strike Weapon Scramjet Engine Set New Record During Testing

China’s Classified Hypersonic Strike Weapon Scramjet Engine Set New Record During Testing

JF-12 hypersonic wind tunnel in Beijing As we enter the 2020s, China, Russia, and the United States are spending billions to develop hypersonic weapons in a bid to outpace ever-improving missile defenses. While strategic-range cruise or ballistic missile strikes may be detected between 15 minutes to an hour before impact, …

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Air Force Recently Tested Record-Setting highest thrust producing air-breathing hypersonic engine

Record-Setting highest thrust producing air-breathing hypersonic engine

The Air Force recently broke the record for the highest thrust producing air-breathing hypersonic engine the service has ever tested in its history. Northrop Grumman built the scramjet engine for the Air Force Research Laboratory and its development comes amid a general renaissance in all things hyper-sonic across the U.S. …

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