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Russia’s Hypersonic Missile Is Now in Active Service

Russia’s vaunted hypersonic missile is now in service — though to what degree is not clear. The country’s Ministry of Defense has declared that the Avangard system is in use with its first regiment as of the morning of December 27th. The addition theoretically provides Russia with the ability to strike targets around the globe with relative impunity. The weapon launches like a conventional ballistic missile, however, the re-entry vehicle glides into the ambience at excessive speeds whereas staying extremely manoeuvrable at high altitudes — it may very well be just about impossible to stop utilising current anti-missile systems.

The information comes as an apparent response to earlier concerns that trouble finding carbon fibre could result in Avangard missing its planned 2019 debut.

As with earlier claims, it is tough to inform how prepared the technology is. What numbers of missiles are there, and the way shortly may they be put into use? Will they work in addition to claim? American consultants had been allowed to inspect the Avangard system on November 26th below the phrases of a 2010 nuclear arms treaty. Still, it’s not clear if the US believes this to be a reliable risk. If there are solely a handful of missiles or there’s a protracted launch sequence, the rocket might not be as intimidating as it sounds.

Melissa Brewer

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