Question 2 of 48 in In the News 2021
Started Oct 16, 2020 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 01, 2022 08:01AM UTC

Between 16 October 2020 and 31 December 2021, how many successful flight tests of the Common Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) will the United States conduct?

The U.S., China, Russia, and other countries are working to develop hypersonic weapons (Federation of American Scientists, ScienceMag.org, NY Times). The U.S. Army and Navy collaborated on and successfully tested the C-HGB in March 2020 and are looking to conduct further flight tests in 2021 (Defense News). A flight test will be considered “successful” if the U.S. military announces that the C-HGB reaches its designated impact point (Defense News).

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Name Probability
0 0%
1 1%
2 13%
3 78%
4 or more 8%

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