Chinese Hypersonic Missile Scare?

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A Chinese space vehicle that circled the globe created all kinds of fear and handwringing in the US :




But it was just a test of a commercial spacecraft that will one day allow China to monetize space (far better than killing people):
 

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More scary stories about Chinese spacecraft from US intelligence!



China conducted two hypersonic weapon tests this summer

Nuclear-capable ‘glide vehicle’ raises US fears that Beijing is developing new generation of arms

October 20, 2021 11:42 pm by Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington

The Chinese military conducted two hypersonic weapons tests over the summer, raising US concerns that Beijing is gaining ground in the race to develop a new generation of arms.

On July 27 the Chinese military launched a rocket that used a “fractional orbital bombardment” system to propel a nuclear-capable “hypersonic glide vehicle” around the earth for the first time, according to four people familiar with US intelligence assessments.

The Financial Times this week reported that the first test was in August, rather than at the end of July. China subsequently conducted a second hypersonic test on August 13, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Three people familiar with the first test in July said it stunned the Pentagon and US intelligence because China managed to demonstrate a brand new weapons capability, although they declined to elaborate on the details.

One person said government scientists were struggling to understand the capability, which the US does not currently possess, adding that China’s achievement appeared “to defy the laws of physics”.
 

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