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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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Boeing say hypersonic jets could be airborne in "20 or 30 years", depending on the progress of the project.
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However, hypersonic weapons would render them meaningless, causing greater tension among countries that take at least some reassurance from their BMD systems.
In Section 2, a planar slab of RBSN Ceralloy 147-010F in a hypersonic environment is modeled as inhomogeneous planar layer (IPL) structure based on Equivalent Transmission Line Method.
This requirement created the foundation of the Pentagon's support for CPGS during the Bush and Obama administrations and the subsequent turn to hypersonic weapons that offer all of the above-mentioned strategic options.
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