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How hypersonic missiles work and the unique threats they pose 

28/04/2022 11:05 PM | Click to read full article

Russia used a hypersonic missile against a Ukrainian arms depot in the western part of the country on March 18, 2022. That might sound scary, but the technology the Russians used was not particularly advanced.

The new hypersonic weapons fly much higher than slower subsonic missiles but lower than intercontinental ballistic missiles.