A hypersonic missile was first successfully tested in Russia, known as ” the product 4202″ or “15U71”. The weapon is able to develop the speed of about Mach 15, or 7 kilometers per second at the maximum height.
In October 25, in the Orenburg region a hypersonic aircraft was experienced during the firing. The tests were successful. The device is known as ” the product 4202″.
Hypersonic aircraft is designed for installation on perspective intercontinental ballistic missiles instead of the traditional warheads. The weapon starts working at a height of about 100 kilometers and flies to the target at speed of 5-7 miles per second.