Hypersonic Successes Prove Superiority of China’s Space Air Strategy

Tiananmen's Tremendous Achievements

China's high-speed aircraft. Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily Beast China’s high-speed aircraft. Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily Beast

I describe the superiority of China’s space-air strategy in my book Space Era Strategy: The Way China Beats The U.S. China’s recent launch of its mobile CZ-VI rocket capable of launching 20 separate satellites with one rocket and successful tests of hypersonic glide vehicles have proved my point.

In my post “China Shows Muscle by Launching 20 Satellites with One Rocket” on September 21, I regarded as China showing its muscle China’s launch on September 20 of its Changzheng VI (CZ-5) rocket that sent 20 satellites separately using liquid fuel as the rocket can be used as an ICBM with 20 MIRV warheads.

True enough, the next day China’s major military media mil.huanqiu.com published photos to show that the rocket was a mobile one carried on a vehicle that can carry it to a launch site to be erected and launched…

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