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The results are in from last summer’s attempt to test new technology that would provide the Pentagon with a lightning-fast vehicle, capable of delivering a military strike anywhere in the world in less than an hour.
In August the Pentagon's research arm, known as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, carried out a test flight of an experimental aircraft capable of traveling at 20 times the speed of sound.
So the United States can test a lightning fast vehicle capable of delivering a military strike anywhere in the world in less than an hour and it's all cool, but North Korea test fires a half ass water rocket with a satellite on board and it's provocative, threatening and requires U.N. sactions and a blockade of their food shipments. What a joke.
Originally posted by kn0wh0w
Originally posted by big_BHOY
it's allowed to post a duplicate thread when it's in breaking news. (mods correct me if i am wrong)
Originally posted by andy06shake
Cool mach 20s pritty dam fast! Supposedly the TAW-50 and Aurora(If they exist) can reach speeds in excess of Mach 50!!! So this could indeed be out dated tech being spoon fed to the masses.
The US government is a big bully on a little playground.
Hell, if Aurora is real and can reach mach 50 and that is old news what are they doing now? At mach 50 would that be anywhere in the world in about half and hour?
When you have military bases, nuclear subs, puppet governments and carrier battlegroups forward deployed all over the world (and space) what other real purpose of this other than terrorism?