China builds world’s fastest wind tunnel to test weapons that could strike US within 14 minutes

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A hypersonic vehicle flying at this speed from China could reach the west coast of the United States in less than 14 minutes.
Zhao Wei, a senior scientist working on the project, said researchers aimed to have the facility up and running by around 2020

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