U.S. Army tests hypersonic weapon that travels five times the speed of sound… and can hit ANY target on earth in 30mins

A hypersonic flying missile that can strike a target anywhere in the world in just 30 minutes has been unveiled by the U.S. military.

The Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW), which travels five times the speed of sound, was successfully tested yesterday.

It was launched by rocket from Hawaii at 11.30am, glided south westwards through the upper atmosphere over the Pacific at ‘hypersonic speed’ before hitting its target on the Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall Islands – some 2,500 miles away.

It comes hot on the heels of the U.S. Air Force announcement that it has taken delivery of eight, 15-ton bunker buster bombs, called the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, that can blow apart 200ft of concrete.

Read more

3 thoughts on “U.S. Army tests hypersonic weapon that travels five times the speed of sound… and can hit ANY target on earth in 30mins

  1. so much for keeping space weapons free …these kinetic weapons are fricken scary …nuclear range explosion with no radiation …bugger. Thank Bob America is a waining Empire …Bob speed on that collapse !

    • I think that makes the US even more dangerous… like a feral wounded animal fighting its corner.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s