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The Air Force's Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2—designed to attack global targets at Mach 20—has disappeared nine minutes into its first test flight, just after separating from its booster. Contact was lost, and it hasn't been found yet.
Originally posted by Shark VA84
reply to post by wiredamerican
Do you know any aircraft that travel at Mach 20 speeds? Chances are this thing had a major structural flaw, which would tear the entirety of it apart at speeds anywhere near half that fast. Chances are its scattered in pieces.