China secretly launched 6,500mph hypersonic missile that could beat US missile defences, bombshell leaked spy docs show


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CHINA has secretly launched a 6,500mph hypersonic missile that could beat the US missile defence systems, according to leaked spy documents. The classified US military documents suggest that Beijing conducted an experimental hypersonic weapons test in February. 1 What is believed to be a Chinese DF-27 hypersonic ballistic missile Credit: Twitter One of China's experimental missiles, the DF-27 hypersonic glide vehicle was launched on February 25, according to the documents, the Washington Post reports. The missile flew for 12 minutes over a distance of 1,300 miles and had a "high probability" of hitting the US ballistic missile defence systems. The...