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Between America, China and Russia began an arms race in the field of hypersonic weapons.

The Pentagon on may 24, officially commissioned the Boeing concern to pursue the development of an experimental hypersonic aerospace plane XS-1.

In creating the aircraft will be based on the successful test of a hypersonic missile X-51 Waverider to a height of 18 thousand meters, which was conducted in 2013.

America is planning to get the new and improved model of the hypersonic space vehicle by 2023.

Developments in the field of hypersonic weapons also have with China and Russia.