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Rajnath Singh Inaugurates India's 1st Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Facility

News18 | 20/12/2020 09:17 AM | Click to read full article

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility making India the third country after the US and Russia to have such a facility.

The facility has the capability to "simulate hypersonic flow over a wide spectrum and will play a major role in the realization of highly complex futuristic aerospace and defence systems," a release said.