Valerie Insinna nationaldefensemagazine.org On the heels of reports that China had successfully completed a second ultra-high-speed missile flight test, the Defense Department announced on Aug. 25 that it had aborted a test of its own hypersonic weapon. The military is investigating the “anomaly” responsible for the test failure, but analysts told National Defense that the incident was not a major setback for the program. "It's a glitch. These are weapons that operate under fantastic stresses,” said Rick Fisher, a senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center. to read more: nationaldefensemagazine.org
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