Australia To Work On Hypersonic Strike

The payload for the Australian-U.S. HiFIRE hypersonic scramjet experiment of 2015.
Credit: University of Queensland
BEIJING—Australia is allocating $4-6 billion for research and development in high-speed strike and missile defense, building on decades of work in hypersonic flight. Any production decision will follow trials with prototypes, the government suggested in a policy document on national defense strategy...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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