zerohedge.com 07 Jun, 2021 02:45 am

Mach 30 Wind Tunnel Propels China Decades Ahead In Global Hypersonic Race

Mach 30 Wind Tunnel Propels China Decades Ahead In Global Hypersonic Race
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According to South China Morning Post (SCMP), researcher Han Guilai, of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said a new wind tunnel in Beijing will "soon be unveiled" and put China decades ahead of the West in hypersonic technology.Guilai told an online lecture in late May that the JF-22 wind tunnel, in Beijing's Huairou district, was capable of simulating flights at 30 times the speed of sound.Guilai explained how the new hypersonic wind tunnel operates.At America's most advanced wind tunnel, named the LENS II, simulated flights are conducted only between Mach 3 and 9.

Following conflicts over trade, technology, and capital markets, the US and China are locked in a great power competition, as some describe it as Thucydides Trap.We've learned nothing from history, and the US and China are falling into Thucydides Trap.

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