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India joins the hypersonic missile club

One India | 07/09/2020 03:52 PM | Click to read full article

India has become the fourth country to successfully test the hypersonic technology from the APJ Abdul Kalam testing range in Balasore, Odisha. India has become the fourth country to do so after the US, Russia and China.

The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO over the successful test flight of the HSTDV, calling it a "landmark achievement."