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U.S. Army tests hypersonic weapon that travels five times the speed of sound...

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U.S. Army tests hypersonic weapon that travels five times the speed of sound... and can hit ANY target on earth in 30minsU.S. may no longer rely on stationing missiles abroadPrompt Global Strike project to hit anywhere in 60minsFollows 15-ton bunker busting bomb by USAF By Lee Moran Last updated at 5:51 PM on 18th November 2011 A hypersonic flying missile that can strike a target anywhere in the world in just 30 minutes has been unveiled by the U.S. military.
The Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW), which travels five times the speed of sound, was successfully tested yesterday.
It was launched by rocket from Hawaii at 11.30am, glided south westwards through the upper atmosphere over the Pacific at 'hypersonic speed' before hitting its target on the Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall Islands - some 2,500 miles away.
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It comes hot on the heels of the U.S. Air Force announcement that it has taken delivery of eight, 15-ton bunker buster bombs, called the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, …

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