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The Race for Hypersonic Missiles

August 4, 2022

Episode Notes:

The United States has been busy this summer testing hypersonic weapons, signaling that there has been progress in the myriad of programs stood up to test and develop different types of American hypersonic missiles. To discuss these tests, and the concurrent hypersonic developments in China and Russia, Dr. James Acton, co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins the Warcast.


[ 0:20 ] The U.S. tests

[ 6:33 ] Rival programs

[ 10:06 ] The missile race

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