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August 27, 2014
Hypersonic weapon detonated after lift-off: US military
Washington (AFP) Aug 25, 2014
The US military had to detonate a hypersonic weapon seconds after lift-off Monday due to a technical problem, cutting short a flight test for the experimental project, officials said. "Less than four seconds into the lift-off phase, we terminated the flight," Pentagon spokeswoman Maureen Schumann told AFP. The decision to abort the flight test in Alaska was due to a technological "anomaly," she said, without providing more details. The launch of the "Advanced Hypersonic Weapon" occurred afte ... read more

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