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Sunday, October 17, 2021

China has tested a new space capability with a hypersonic missile, according to the Financial Times (FT). The report on Saturday cited multiple sources familiar with the test and said Beijing launched the nuclear-capable missile in August. The missile circled the Earth at low orbit before speeding towards its target, according to the sources, "demonstrating an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise". Three people briefed on the intelligence told the FT that the missile missed its target by more than 20 miles (32 kilometres).

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I wonder why whoever was asked for anonymous pretended that this is completely new or unseen.

It's been reported by Janes, among other publications, since at least 2019:
carnegieendowment.org

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-17 06:29 PM | Reply

#1 That's what the Yellow Peril wants us to believe.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-10-17 09:56 PM | Reply

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