Hypersonics

Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Tests in 2020

Russia plans to hold another three tests of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile, sources in the Russian Ministry of Defence told TASS. These test-launched will be done aboard the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Russian Northern Fleet (Project 22350). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "As part of the ongoing flight trials of the Tsirkon hypersonic…
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MoD Tests Tsircon Hypersonic Missile

On 6 October, the Russian Ministry of Defence successfully tested the Tsircon hypersonic missile. The tests were carried out from the waters of the White Sea, from the "Admiral Gorshkov"frigate. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This was announced on October 7 by the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov…
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HSTDV Hypersonic Vehicle Successfuly Tested by India

7 September witnessed the launch of the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island off the cost of Odisha today. The vehicle is developed in India under the "Made-In-India" initiative. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This launched vehicle, which is developed by the Defence Research and Development…
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Military hypersonic technology in the US

After a public presentation of Russian programs on March 1, 2018, the US defense industry and military doubled down on obtaining funding for development of own hypersonic weapons, resulting in a number of parallel programs one can easily become confused in
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Kinzhal Hypersonic Target Designation From Aboard Il-20M

In the Southern Military District (SMD) a commissioning ceremony was held for the modernised Il-20M electronic reconnaissance aircraft. Now the Kinzhal missile system will be able to receive target designation from the board of the modernised Il-20M Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The press service of the Southern Military District shared a release about…
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A New Radar Capable of Detecting Hypersonic Targets

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec State Corporation) is to roll out a "state-of-the-art radar", as it was described in a press release published on Thursday. Rosoboronexport announced today that has started marketing work to introduce to the world market the 59N6-TE mobile three-dimensional radar.   The new radar is developed and produced by the JSC…
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New Hypersonic Missile Designed for Tu-22M3M Tested

Sources in the Russian industrial complex have revealed that Russia's air forces have recently tested a new hypersonic missile that is created for a modified version of the Tu-22M3M strategic bomber. "Recently, a new hypersonic missile was tested on the Tu-22M3. The missile will be part of the armament range of the upgraded Tu-22M3M along…
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Japan Is Developing a Hypersonic Anti-Ship Missile

The development of a hypersonic guided missile that targets land and sea target has begun.  Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) named this missile as a "game changer." This missile will use a Dual-Mode Scramjet engine (DMSJ), a combination of ramjet and scramjet (supersonic combustion ramjet) engines, and thus should be able to fly at…
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Ten Tsirkon Trials To Be Held in 2020-2021

A source in Russia’s defence industry has revealed that Russia will carry out about 10 more launches of its newest hypersonic missile, Tsirkon (or Zircon), as part of state trials. The trials will be held in 2020-2021 "Prior to the completion of the Tsirkon system's state trials, about ten more launches of the hypersonic missile…
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US DoD Asks for $2.865B for Hypersonic Weapons

A budget document for the US Department of Defence (DoD) that has been published reveals that DoD has asked the Congress $for 2.865 billion, 14 percent more than 2020, for hypersonic weapons. According to Breaking Defense, that published the document contents, "Army and Navy hypersonics spending would nearly double in 2021. Each increases by 95 percent. But that’s offset by…
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