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2022-05-20 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
New American hypersonic missile is much inferior in speed to Russian missiles.
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Posted by badanov 2022-05-20 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10799 views ]  Top

#1 Pentagon reveals it successfully tested a hypersonic missile that flew at five times the speed of sound off a B-52 bomber with China upping their arsenal and Russia using similar weapons in Ukraine
Posted by Skidmark 2022-05-20 11:19||   2022-05-20 11:19|| Front Page Top

#2 All they have to be is fast enough.
Posted by Penguin_of_the_Desert 2022-05-20 11:27||   2022-05-20 11:27|| Front Page Top

#3 "Mr. President, we must not allow a hypersonic speed gap!"
Posted by SteveS 2022-05-20 11:39||   2022-05-20 11:39|| Front Page Top

#4 How many hypersonic missiles could Russia have? From the looks at how well the rest of their equipment has been maintained and works, how much of a threat could they be?
Posted by Chris 2022-05-20 11:45||   2022-05-20 11:45|| Front Page Top

#5 We have been told about superior Soviet Russian "Wonder Weapons" before.
Posted by magpie 2022-05-20 11:50||   2022-05-20 11:50|| Front Page Top

#6 "Ours is in Metric, American fools!"
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-20 11:50||   2022-05-20 11:50|| Front Page Top

#7 The Russian one is basically a ballistic missile that flies horizontal. It is very expensive and Russia can't make or launch a lot of them. The US ones will be pricy, but not as much as the Russian ones when compared at a percentage of total military spending. Aka, we can make a shit ton of them and don't mind using them liberally.
Posted by DarthVader 2022-05-20 12:13||   2022-05-20 12:13|| Front Page Top

#8 We're developing laser point defense systems. The Israelis have one.

Don't care how fast your toys go.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2022-05-20 12:37||   2022-05-20 12:37|| Front Page Top

#9 Zelensky mocks Putin for trying to discover a 'wunderwaffe' like the Nazis after Russia claimed it had developed laser weapon
Posted by Skidmark 2022-05-20 13:09||   2022-05-20 13:09|| Front Page Top

#10 Why does the article sound like Elon Musk pitching the Tesla pickup truck?
Posted by ed in texas 2022-05-20 15:56||   2022-05-20 15:56|| Front Page Top

#11 Unlike Iranian Death By Photoshop™ weapons at least Russian's fly
Posted by magpie 2022-05-20 17:56||   2022-05-20 17:56|| Front Page Top

Posted by Russian boot 2022-05-20 20:28||   2022-05-20 20:28|| Front Page Top

#13  From today's 'clobber list' as published by the Defense Ministry of Russia:

My dear Russian boot, you’re in the wrong thread with that useful bit of information. You want to post that under the Russian Perspective article — and if you would be so kind as to add a link so we can see we you got it for ourselves, that would be very helpful indeed.
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-20 20:53||   2022-05-20 20:53|| Front Page Top

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