In the United States showed the appearance of the latest hypersonic weapons Long Range Hypersonic Weapon (long range hypersonic weapons
The US military introduced a model of a new weapon during a meeting in the office building of the US House of Representatives.
LRHW is a new class of ultrafast,long-range maneuverable missiles. Their launch is carried out from a ground platform based on a truck. Hypersonic weapons are capable of speeds five times higher than the speed of sound (approximately 1243 km / h). Missiles can also fly at different altitudes, including outside the range of air defense and missile defense systems.
It is reported that it takes minutes to strike the LRHW. The first prototype weapon will have to go to the Pentagon by fiscal year 2023.