Hypersonic Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia test-fires Hypersonic missile from submarine

Russia has successfully test-fired Hypersonic missile from a nuclear submarine for the first time on October 4, 2021. Key Facts The missile, named Zircon missile, was launched from the Severodvinsk.  submarine. Zircon hit a designated target in the Barents Sea. It was Zircon’s first launch from a submarine. Missile has been repeatedly test-fired from a ..

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Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Test Facility

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the Advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel test facility in Hyderabad. This is the first of its kind being launched in the country. India is the third country after United States and Russia to launch the facility. What is a Wind Tunnel? Wind Tunnels are large tubes with air blowing ..

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Hypersonic superjet technology successfully tested in Australia

A joint US-Australian military research team successfully tested a hypersonic technology in the Australian desert. In the test, scramjet attached to a rocket booster was successfully sent to an altitude of 278 km at Mach 7.5 (seven times the speed of sound). The team was running a series of 10 trials of the hypersonic technology ..

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