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. https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/now-france-wants-hypersonic-missiles-2021-43202
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NOW FRANCE WANTS HYPERSONIC MISSILES BY 2021
A few nations have fielded or are developing hypersonic weapons, notably the U.S., Russia and China. Russia’s Avangard nuclear-armed glider, boosted atop an ICBM high into the upper atmosphere, reportedly zooms down on its target at Mach 27, leading Russian President Vladimir Putin to declare it “unstoppable” by U.S. missile defenses. America’s DARPA defense research agency has tested gliders that have reached speeds of more than Mach 20, while the U.S. military is working on a joint boost-glide vehicle . MICHAEL PECK READ MORE