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China should have tested a hypershentation weapon. If she works as planned, she's hard to recognize and intercept. We answer the most important questions.
China has sent an in August with a rocket of the type long march, Where it circled the earth on a low orbit. . After the dirculation, the rocket took the course for his goal, but this misses by more than 30 kilometers.
Beijing claims that the mysterious object was a reusable spaceship. It is a harmless incident when the newspaper report is represented, said on Monday the Foreign Ministry. Remains of the spaceship fell to the Ostchinese sea.
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We answer the most important questions about the alleged rocket test.What exactly has China shot in the sky?
It is a so-called high-speed sliding body, according to the information of the Financial Times, whereupon Beijing's statement, it was a "spaceship". Just like ballistic missiles, these nuclear weapons can wear. Such missiles move with more than five times the speed of sound, with about 6,200 kilometers per hour, in the upper atmosphere. While this is slower than a ballistic intercontinental rocket, but the shape of a hyperhall gliding vehicle makes it possible to control or remove from defense systems. They are maneuverable and remotely controlled, which makes a shot much more difficult.
The combination of a controllable sliding vehicle at a speed of sound with a rocket shooting it into a low earth circulation path can severely restrict the reaction time of opponents and the effectiveness of conventional defense techniques. The procedure is called Fractional Orbital Bombardment System (FOBS).
The two Michaels are free. Could a Canadian locked up in China for 15 years be next?
Following the release of the two Michaels, the wife of another Canadian man imprisoned in China says she is hopeful of a break in her husband's case as well.These are some of the words Kamila Telendibaeva uses to describe her husband, Huseyin Celil. Celil is a Canadian citizen who has been imprisoned in China since 2006, and who has been barely heard of ever since.
What distinguishes hypershown weapons of conventional intercontinental rackets?
Like ballistic missiles, hyperhall weapons can wear nuclear crush heads. However, while ballistic missiles fly through space in a high arc, hypersonic rackets remain in a low orbit. The common missile defense systems are geared to conventional intercontinental rockets, which is why remote-controlled hyposration weapons on orbits are more dangerous.works only China to such weapons?
No, in addition to Beijing, the US and Russia also work on hypsyngal weapons, including room glides, which are shot into a circulation path with a rocket. Also, the North Koreans say they worked on hyphalism technology. The Fractional Orbital Bombardment System. In the eighties, however, it was replaced by submarine-supported ballistic rockets.
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The United States and Russia have also carried out tests with hypershalated weapons in recent months. The US work on the expansion of its arsenal for hypershown missiles and recently reported a successful test of a so-called HAWC rocket, which is partially powered by oxygen from the atmosphere. It can fly like a march flying body from our own power through the atmosphere.What is China's test for future disarmament negotiations?
China and Russia are working on hypersonic weapons to ensure toward the United States that the logic of nuclear deterrence backlog,. Such weapons are to circumvent able conventional early warning systems and missile shields. China's test of such a system is an unpleasant message, Lewis says, "not because it is a fantastic, futuristic technology, but because it is another step in a senseless, costly and dangerous arms race."
Most recently, satellite imagery hundreds of new nuclear missile silos in western China have uncovered. In the US, China hawks already require retrofitting, even NATO has now officially extended toward Beijing their focus.
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