The President of the United States Donald trump announced the development of a new hypersonic “super-duper-missiles.” About this he said at the presentation ceremony of the new flag of the Space forces of the United States, reports Fox Business.
According to the American President, she “is 17 times faster than the ones we have now”. According to him, the new missile should be faster than Chinese and Russian counterparts.
Fox Business notes that “super-duper” rocket could be a hypersonic missile which usually moves faster than 3800 miles per hour – or five times the speed of sound.
Friday, may 15, assistant Secretary of defense for public Affairs Jonathan Hoffman confirmed on Twitter that the Pentagon is indeed working on hypersonic missiles.
The Department of Defense is working on developing a range of hypersonic missiles to counter our adversaries. https://t.co/ATb1XLHFtl
— Jonathan Rath Hoffman (@ChiefPentSpox) May 15, 2020