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The United States successfully test a hypersonic weapon

The U.S. military has successfully tested the first concept vehicle Hypersonic Weapon technologies (Advanced Hypersonic Weapon, AHW), according to a statement from the Pentagon.

On Thursday the flight test of this unique vehicle was made from the Pacific Centre in Kauai (Hawaii). The vehicle followed a ballistic trajectory for non-landed successfully at Reagan Test Site (Kwajalein Atoll), the source said.

The Pentagon plans to use technology received during program implementation AHW to create a system of strategic conventional strike fast (Conventional Prompt Global Strike, CPGS).

According to media AHW the vehicle is capable of reaching speeds five times faster than sound.

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