Will you expect a Russian hypersonic rocket by 2020 year?
If the project will be implemented at the pace that is determined today, then by the 2020, Russia should have a working model of a new type of hypersonic missile.
In addition to Russia, such countries as the USA, China, France and India are participating in the race to create the fastest missile. The greatest success so far has been achieved in the joint Russian-Indian project "BrahMos" - the creation of the fastest cruise missile on the planet.
In August, 2013, the same Boris Obnosov, stated that a hypersonic rocket weapon is already at the disposal of Russia, but only the “lifetime” of the created rocket is too short. The head of the corporation "TRV" then informedthat the engineers are working on long-term hypersonic flight speeds around 6M (6 speeds of sound in air).
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