The Pentagon wants to spend billions of public and private money on hypersonic weapons

the US Department of defense has invested billions of dollars in the development of hypersonic weapons. Moreover, the project involves air force, Navy, and missile defense, RIA Novosti reported with reference to Minister of the U.S. army, Ryan McCarthy. Funding can expand in the next two years.

However, the project requires private investment to expand mass production in the future. The more that hypersonic weapons is a national priority for the United States. Donald trump pays his development a lot of attention, added the captain.

Recall as the most successful prototype hypersonic weapon the US is X-51 Waverider. On tests in 2013, this unit was able to accelerate to Mach 5.1. The flight lasted 6 minutes, during this time, the X-51 traveled more than 400 kilometers.