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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Falcon HTV-2

London - undergo experimental unmanned aircraft flight testing crucial on Thursday (08.11). The new weapon is able to fly from New York to Los Angeles in 12 minutes.

Falcon HTV-2 will be launched in a rocket into space, then glide back to earth with a speed of 21 thousand km / hour. Previous test flight lasted only 9 minutes before they finally fall as a measure of security because of technical problems as reported daily mail.

If successful, the mission was originally planned tests yesterday it will set a new record in the wake of the sub-orbital space to create, and pave the way for a super weapon.

When the weather to support, would Falcon rocket picture today from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California over Air Force Minotaur IV rocket.

This project developed the Pentagon and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of a new generation of hypersonic weapons are able to drive faster than rockets. Military United States (U.S.) hope that this weapon is a terrorist or rogue state shoot anywhere in the world within hours.

This ability is known as Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPG). DARPA Tactical Technology Office Director Dave Neyland said: "We get important data from the first flight and also a technician check to make improvements in this second flight."

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