The head of the Australian Defense Ministry, Maris Payne, announced the successful test of a hypersonic aircraft missile, which is being developed jointly with the United States. This is written by Life citing the publication of the Independent.
This aircraft is capable of speeds up to 12 thousand km / h.
The launch took place on the Australian proving ground of Woomera on July 12.
The defense department of Australia, the US Air Force, Queensland University and Boeing and BAE Systems take part in the development of the project. The cost of the missile is estimated at 54 million dollars.