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Biden is trying to derail China's effort to build the world's fastest supercomputer needed for unstoppable missiles

Military vehicles carry DF-17 missiles, a weapon armed with a hypersonic glide vehicle, during an October 1, 2019 military parade in Beijing. Thomas Peter/Reuters The US added seven China supercomputer entities to its economic blacklist. China is using supercomputers to speed up the development of hypersonic (unstoppable) missiles. The US is in a global arms race with China and Russia to build the most advanced hypersonic missile. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden...
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Russia is planning to test-fire a salvo of new hypersonic missiles from a warship for the first time this year, state media says

Russian President Vladimir Putin REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE Russia is planning to test-fire a salvo of new Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic cruise missiles from a warship before the end of the year, Russian state-run RIA Novosti reported Monday. Russia conducted the first test-fire of a Zircon missile aboard a warship in October. That test was followed by two more tests in November and December. The missile, which was first announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2019...
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Australia and the US are teaming up to build hypersonic missiles to counter Russia and China

Military vehicles carrying DF-17 hypersonic missiles in Tiananmen Square during a military parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee Australia's defense minister says the weapons are meant to help deter aggression against Australian interests. The US, China, and Russia are already working on such weapons, and other countries in the region, including India, Japan and South Korea, might follow suit, o...
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The US Navy is going to arm all of its destroyers with hypersonic missiles, a top Trump official says

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) launched a Standard Missile (SM) 2 during a missile exercise (MSLEX). Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham President Donald Trump's national security advisor said Wednesday that the US Navy is going to eventually put hypersonic missiles on all of its destroyers, Defense News reported. While newer destroyers have larger launch cells that could potentially support a large diameter missile ...
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Trump keeps confusing the name of new hard-to-kill missiles the US military is working on with a toothbrush

President Donald Trump. Evan Vucci/AP Amid recent attacks on his Democratic opponent for verbal gaffes, President Donald Trump has repeatedly messed up the name of a type of weapon the US is developing. At three separate political events in just four days, Trump referred to "hypersonic" weapons as "hydrosonic" missiles, confusing a missile with a toothbrush. Trump sometimes refers to the "hydrosonic missile" as the "super duper missile," a new weapon about which he has repeatedly provided ...
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Video captures advanced Chinese bomber carrying a mystery missile possibly built for long-range strikes on US bases or even aircraft carriers

H-6 bomber flies over Beijing AP Photo/Ng Han Guan An amateur video of what appears to be a Chinese H-6N bomber carrying a previously-unseen mystery missile emerged over the weekend. The H-6N is the most advanced Chinese bomber in the H-6 family and is, according to the Pentagon, "optimized for long-range strikes." A missile analyst told Insider that the mystery missile appeared to be an air-launched anti-ship ballistic missile. Another possibility that has been put forward by other observ...
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On Putin's birthday, Russia released a video offering a first look at its new hypersonic anti-ship missile being fired from a warship

President Vladimir Putin pictured at a previous launch. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE Russia on Wednesday released video footage for the first time of a warship test-firing its new hypersonic anti-ship cruise missile. On Tuesday, the frigate Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov test-fired the Tsirkon hypersonic missile, a weapon Russian President Vladimir Putin first announced almost two years ago. "Advanced weapons systems, which indeed have no rivals in the wo...
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U.S. Military Releases New Video of What Trump Calls 'Super Duper Missile'

The U.S. Army aired new video of its secretive hypersonic missile on Tuesday, a rare look at what President Donald Trump has previously described as America’s “super duper missile.” And while we still don’t know much about the missile’s specs, hypersonic missiles are almost certainly the future of military posturing…Read more...
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