China’s hypersonic DF-17 missile threatens regional stability, analyst warns

//China’s hypersonic DF-17 missile threatens regional stability, analyst warns

China’s hypersonic DF-17 missile threatens regional stability, analyst warns

China’s development of a hypersonic ballistic missile – capable of reaching well above the speed of sound and penetrating US missile shields – is a threat to stability in the region, a military analyst has warned.A source from the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) said the DF-17 missile, currently in development, would be capable of hypersonic speeds and delivering a manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle which could shift targets in flight, making it less vulnerable…

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