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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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Hypersonic vehicles are generally defined as those traveling at speeds greater than Mach 5, roughly 3,840 mph.
would have had performed a test of its own Advanced Hypersonic Weapon in August, but it exploded four seconds after launch from a test range in Alaska.
Shaffer, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for research and engineering, told a defense industry conference that prototypes and recent tests proved concepts for hypersonic arms.
The Free Beacon said the test made China the second country after the United States to have successfully tested a hypersonic delivery vehicle able to carry nuclear warheads at a speed above Mach 10 - or 12,359 kilometers per hour.
On another calm day, I tested the Zabala and Hypersonic on paper at 40 yards.
I think we need to go down the route of hypersonic technology and we are moving in that direction and are not falling behind the Americans," Rogozin said on Russian television.
At hypersonic speeds, defined as Mach 5 or higher, the compressive heating generated by a vehicle as it passes though the atmosphere is so intense that the air itself undergoes chemical changes.
Melbourne's Electrical and Electronic Engineering department, for example, has funding to conduct research into 'Guidance and Control Technologies for Hypersonic Weapons'.
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My own research background is in hypersonic flight.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- The Society of Flight Test Engineers honored the joint NASA, Air Force and contractor team that conducted the flight test program for the X-43A hypersonic research aircraft.
Not only do they intend to revive aircraft manufacturing, but also to eventually demonstrate the technologies of hypersonic aircraft.