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Russia’s Avangard Hypersonic Warhead Officially Enters Service
December 27, 2019

Russia’s Avangard Hypersonic Warhead Officially Enters Service

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Russian Strategic Missile Force’s first Avangard-equipped regiment was officially declared combat ready today.

Russia: Avangard Hypersonic Warhead to Enter Service in Coming Weeks
November 14, 2019

Russia: Avangard Hypersonic Warhead to Enter Service in Coming Weeks

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Russian Strategic Missile Force will receive the first two ICBMs fitted with the Avangard warhead in late November or early December.
Russia to Field Hypersonic Weapons by 2020
September 28, 2016

Russia to Field Hypersonic Weapons by 2020

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia’s defense industry is working on a weapon that would be capable of hitting targets at hypersonic speed.

China Tests New Weapon Capable of Breaching US Missile Defense Systems
April 28, 2016

China Tests New Weapon Capable of Breaching US Missile Defense Systems

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Beijing has successfully tested a new hypersonic missile.

China Tests New Hypersonic Weapon
November 26, 2015

China Tests New Hypersonic Weapon

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China has conducted yet another test of a hypersonic glide vehicle designed to defeat U.S. missile defenses.

Should the Pentagon Fear China’s Newest Weapon?
August 25, 2015

Should the Pentagon Fear China’s Newest Weapon?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Beijing conducted yet another test of a new high-tech hypersonic glide vehicle.

Russia's Secret New Weapon: Should the West Be Afraid?
July 01, 2015

Russia's Secret New Weapon: Should the West Be Afraid?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Moscow is working on a new weapon allegedly capable of penetrating any missile defense system.
Will This Chinese Weapon Be Able to Sink an Aircraft Carrier?
June 13, 2015

Will This Chinese Weapon Be Able to Sink an Aircraft Carrier?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The PLA's anti-access/area denial arsenal is slowly but steadily expanding.

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