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Russia: Avangard hypersonic missile successfully tested
6000 km of descent at Mach 20
The Avangard hypersonic missile was tested yesterday in Russia, in a launch that also the President Vladimir Putin was able to observe the exercise from the control room of the ministry of Defense. A new test for the Avangard that can transport one (or more?) Nuclear warhead and able to glide as if it was a glider from a great altitude from where it descents at a speed of Mach 20 (20 times more fast...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency