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hypersonic

concerned with or having a velocity of at least five times that of sound in the same medium under the same conditions

hypersonic

[¦hī·pər′sän·ik]
(acoustics)
Pertaining to frequencies above 500 megahertz.
(fluid mechanics)
Pertaining to hypersonic speeds, or air currents moving at hypersonic speeds.

hypersonic

hypersonic
A hypersonic plane.
Speeds equal to, or in excess of, five times the speed of sound.
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A MiG-31 fighter crew of the Russian Aerospace Forces conducted a combat training launch of a hypersonic missile of the Kinzhal high-precision air missile system in the designated area," the ministry said in the statement Saturday.
When it comes to a hypersonic system that's going to carry a significant payload, there are a number of technical challenges,' he explained.
3 million for "hypersonic defense activity" that would allow the MDA to increase hypersonic defense systems engineering activities, technology demonstrations and risk reduction, said Chris Johnson, the agency's director of public affairs.
Attempts to create new hypersonic weapons systems are receiving big money (Bender 2014).
The combustor, produced through an additive manufacturing process known as powder bed fusion (PBF), was subjected to a variety of high-temperature hypersonic flight conditions over the course of 20 days, including one of the longest duration propulsion wind tunnel tests ever recorded for a unit of this kind.
Hence, the administration committed itself to looking at options that would enhance the conventional arsenal, offering faster, more accurate, and more usable options--or in other words, hypersonic boostglide vehicles and cruise missiles.
Last spring there were reports that the program for creating hypersonic missile technologies in Russia had been finalized already and the first hypersonic missile is to be delivered by 2020.
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The hypersonic is the Pentagon's main choice for a new long-range, rapid attack weapon, a senior official said.
The statement confirmed a report by the online Washington Free Beacon newspaper that the hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) was detected flying at 10 times the speed of sound over China last week.
XS-1 seeks to deploy small satellites faster and more affordably, while demonstrating technology for next-generation space and hypersonic flight for both government and commercial users.
Summary: Washington: Boeing's X-51A Waverider made history this week when it achieved the longest hypersonic flight .