Gen. David D. Thompson

China’s unique hypersonic missile test wakes US out of slumber

China’s hypersonic weapon test in July also had with it a so far unknown advancement. Beijing fired a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle along with a separate missile, reported the Financial Times recently. The report also says that this ‘first of its kind’ test has perplexed US scientists. Many military experts consider the use of such a projectile as a countermeasure to fool missile defence systems and prevent them from shooting