'Hypersonic' cruise missile could travel from Sydney to Melbourne in six minutes

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
November 30 2020 - 1:01pm
Picture: Shutterstock

Australia and the United States will collaborate on air-launched hypersonic cruise missile prototypes that reach five times the speed of sound, faster than anything Australia has been involved in before.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.