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China denies testing hypersonic nuclear missile

 

  • China says it has tested a hypersonic space vehicle in July. 
  • A leading British newspaper had reported that China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target, demonstrating an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise.  
  • Meanwhile, the United States has accused China of deviating from its minimal nuclear deterrence strategy reacting to the report that Beijing had recently tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile.