US 'worried' about Russia-China supersonic rocket project
The Washington government has "concerns" about Russia and China developing hypersonic missiles. "openly"
Foreign news agencies reported fromสล็อตxothe city of Geneva. Switzerland on October 19 that Mr. Robert Wood, Permanent Representative of the United States The Convention on Disarmament and Biological Weapons Ban (BWC) convention at the United Nations (UN) office in Geneva said on Monday that ballistic missile development technology moves at "supersonic speed". It's a problem that the Washington government has always been concerned about. and suspended the development of such weapons "long ago"
However, as Russia and China continue to develop hypersonic weapons, the US has a "constant reaction" and the Washington government expects. There will be an international debate. to define the same rules and basic mechanisms on the development of hypersonic missiles
For example, the Wood The Avangard hypersonic missile, which the Russian military deployed in December 2019, about a year after its launch by President Vladimir Putin, was one of six. new strategic weapon It can withstand thermal abrasion up to 2000 degrees Celsius, travel 27 times faster than sound, and can be equipped with nuclear warheads weighing up to 2 megatons.
While many local media in Russia reported that The Moscow government plans to deploy the Avantgarde with the Soviet-era manufactured RS-18B intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and the new ICBM “RS-28 Sarmat.”
The Washington delegation's stance came after The Financial Times reported that China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) was testing hypersonic missiles equipped with nuclear warheads in August, suggesting developments in the U.S. China's military technology “Went further than the US expected.”
But Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the report was not true. What is being tested is not a missile, but a "space transport vehicle" and the test is taking place. Not August, as reported by The Financial Times.