Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicHypersonic missile

Topic: hypersonic missile

Here’s why a leading Russian hypersonic missile developer was arrested for treason 

The 55-year-old Alexander Shiplyuk, the director of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, was arrested by the FSB.

Russia launching hypersonic missiles heralds a new era of warfare—high speed, more lethal

As the global weapons race heats up, hypersonic technology is going to become a reality sooner than later in India too.

Russia may be firing hypersonic missiles in Ukraine, but there’s some hot air in the hype

Hypersonic missiles are all the buzz in defence technology, and India is developing them too, but is the bombastic rhetoric around their ‘invincibility’ justified?

India successfully test-fires air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The 'copybook flight' from supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I Wednesday off the Odisha coast followed the pre-planned trajectory & met all objectives, according to DRDO.

If US sees China’s hypersonic missile test as Sputnik moment, it must help allies, friends

The general understanding is that hypersonic missiles will beat and undermine the ballistic missile defence systems, a serious international security concern.

In this nuclear arms race, China’s hypersonic missile test is a ‘wake-up call’

The mental games by China demonstrate once again how, in the perverted logic of nuclear war, everything is interconnected.

China’s hypersonic missile test very close to ‘Sputnik moment’, top US general says

Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Mark Milley's comments are the most significant acknowledgment by a US official of reports that China conducted possibly two hypersonic weapons tests.

India among few countries developing hypersonic missiles, US Congressional report says

According to the report, India collaborated with Russia to develop BrahMos II and is reportedly developing an indigenous, dual-capable hypersonic cruise missile.

‘A space vehicle, not missile’: China denies reports of testing hypersonic nuke

Financial Times Sunday reported that China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target.

China’s hypersonic missile test not surprising, keeping it a secret is. India awaits details

The Chinese test in August has come as a surprise to the US. India is also working on hypersonic missiles, and hopes to have one by 2025.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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