Russia has begun testing a hypersonic aircraft


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The development of the Russian hypersonic aircraft is at the stage of making prototypes and conduct ground tests, told TASS on the sidelines of the “Gidroaviasalon-2018”, the first Deputy General Director Deputy on research and development of tactical missiles Corporation (the Corporation “Tactical missiles”), Vladimir Yarmolyuk.

“[At the stage] of drafting prototypes, conduct ground tests. We are not lagging behind our potential partners”, — said the head.

In 2014, the CEO of tactical missiles Corporation Boris Obnosov spoke about the creation of the first model of a hypersonic missile, which was planned to 2020. It was also reported that Russia has completed the program of creation of hypersonic missile technologies.

In 2016, the information appeared about the creation of the Russian aircraft of the sixth generation. According to KRET, which is involved in its development, the machine can be unmanned and hypersonic.

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