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Top U.S. General Compares Chinese Hypersonic Missile Test to “Sputnik Moment”

HeadlineOct 28, 2021

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Mark Milley said China’s tests of hypersonic missiles over the summer come “very close” to a Sputnik moment, stoking fears of an arms race between the two superpowers. The U.S.’s own recent hypersonic missile test reportedly failed.

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