Home International China denies report of hypersonic missile test

China denies report of hypersonic missile test

by Nwani Chisom
0 comment

Oyogist has learned that China has denied a report currently circulating online that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, claiming instead that it was carrying out a spacecraft check focused on reusable technology.

Citing multiple sources familiar with the matter, the Financial Times (FT) reported on Saturday that China had carried out the projectile test in August.

On Monday, China’s foreign minister denied the report.

“It was not a missile, it was a space vehicle,” ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a regular press briefing in Beijing, adding it had been a “routine test” for the purpose of testing technology to reuse the vehicle

You may also like

Leave a Comment