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The Push for Hypersonic Weapons

North Korea, Russia, China and the U.S. are exploring the use of ballistic missiles that can travel more than 15 times the speed of sound. It's believed that there are currently no known defenses against this technology. The introduction of hypersonic weapons could trigger an international arms race. Here's the latest on their development, along with what you need to know about the physics and hype.

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The Push for Hypersonic Weapons
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