‘Obama was a schoolboy when we started hypersonic experiments,’ Russian missile guru rebuffs Trump’s claims of stealing US tech

The creator of Russia’s Avangard hypersonic glider has ridiculed Donald Trump for claiming Moscow stole the technology from the Obama administration, saying that Russian hypersonic experiments started long before that presidency. … Read More >‘Obama was a schoolboy when we started hypersonic experiments,’ Russian missile guru rebuffs Trump’s claims of stealing US tech

US quitting ABM pact forced Moscow to turn to advanced hypersonic systems & now it has weapons no one else does – Putin

The US pullout from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty was a threat to Russia’s security and risked “zeroing” its nuclear arsenals, prompting Moscow to design unparalleled hypersonic projectiles, President Vladimir Putin said. … Read More >US quitting ABM pact forced Moscow to turn to advanced hypersonic systems & now it has weapons no one else does – Putin

With Russia ahead of the US in the hypersonic weapons race, Trump accuses Moscow of stealing American tech

US President Donald Trump has accused Russia of stealing information about hypersonic weapon technology from the Barack Obama administration. Russia claims it began discussing the weapons almost 20 years ago. … Read More >With Russia ahead of the US in the hypersonic weapons race, Trump accuses Moscow of stealing American tech

‘More intimidating than a nuke’: Chinese media heap praise on Russia’s highly advanced Avangard missile system

Russia’s Avangard missile system is a “masterpiece of the Russian Army” and a “more intimidating weapon than a nuclear bomb,” according to Sina, one of the world’s biggest Chinese-language websites. … Read More >‘More intimidating than a nuke’: Chinese media heap praise on Russia’s highly advanced Avangard missile system

Russia’s Zircon hypersonic missile ‘proves its unique qualities’ as naval tests near completion – Defense Ministry

The tests of Russia’s ship-based Zircon missile – one of several hypersonic weapons introduced by the country’s military – are successfully nearing completion, the Defense Ministry has said. … Read More >Russia’s Zircon hypersonic missile ‘proves its unique qualities’ as naval tests near completion – Defense Ministry

‘We’ll PLEASANTLY SURPRISE them’: Russia will be able to counter hypersonic weapons once other states develop them, Putin pledges

Moscow knows other nations are hastily designing their own hypersonic weapons – but by the time they are acquired, the Russian military will have learned how to shield the country from them, President Vladimir Putin has said. … Read More >‘We’ll PLEASANTLY SURPRISE them’: Russia will be able to counter hypersonic weapons once other states develop them, Putin pledges

DARPA hypersonic missile prototype destroyed after ‘inadvertently’ falling from B-52 bomber during flight test

A hypersonic missile prototype under development at the Pentagon’s shadowy research arm reportedly detached from a heavy bomber in mid-flight during a test, destroying the high-tech and secretive munition. … Read More >DARPA hypersonic missile prototype destroyed after ‘inadvertently’ falling from B-52 bomber during flight test

Russia’s newest radar can track 1,000+ fast-moving & HYPERSONIC weapons, and is now available to foreign buyers

Russia once claimed gold in the race for hypersonic dominance after rolling out a range of ultra-fast projectiles. Now it’s offering unique radar protecting against weapons of the same kind – even if they come in huge numbers. … Read More >Russia’s newest radar can track 1,000+ fast-moving & HYPERSONIC weapons, and is now available to foreign buyers