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The Kinzhal hypersonic missile… Russia’s new dagger

by. Brigadier Salahadden Al-Zedani  The Kinzhal missile is a member of the Russian strategic weapons family, specifically designed for airborne deployment. It is officially designated as KH-47M2 Kinzhal and has been assigned the NATO reporting name “Dagger”. This advanced hypersonic weapon has gained significant attention during the ongoing Ukrainian conflict, …

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MDA selects Raytheon Missiles & Defense to continue developing a first-of-its-kind counter-hypersonic missile

The Missile Defense Agency has selected Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), to continue to develop a first-of-its-kind counter-hypersonic missile, the Glide Phase Interceptor. GPI is designed to intercept hypersonic weapons in the glide phase of flight, providing the U.S. and allies with an additional layer …

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