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US Nuclear Unit In Germany Reactivates With “Dark Eagle” Hypersonic Missiles

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US Nuclear Unit In Germany Reactivates With "Dark Eagle" Hypersonic Missiles

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Originally published on ZeroHedge.

Much attention lately has been focused on a series of Chinese hypersonic weapons tests. Let’s now shift our attention to the US and Russia, where the Pentagon has reactivated a nuclear unit, based in Mainz-Kastel, western Germany, that will soon be able to launch 4,000 mph hypersonic weapons aimed at Moscow, according to The Sun

For the first time in decades, the 56th Artillery Command is armed with “Dark Eagle” long-range hypersonic missiles that can strike Moscow in 21 minutes and 30 seconds. The last time the command was fully operational was in 1991, right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

“From a blank piece of paper in March 2019, we, along with our industry partners and joint services, delivered this hardware in just over two years. Now, Soldiers can begin training,” Lt. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood said in a statement.

The reactivation reveals increasing concerns among Pentagon officials that Russia has outgunned the US and NATO in Europe with advanced hypersonic weapons. There are mounting issues in the region where Russia has positioned 100k troops on the Ukraine border, and tensions between Russian-backed Belarus and Poland have resulted in waves of migrants attempting to storm Europe.

The commanding general of the artillery unit, General Stephen Maranian, said the reactivation would “provide the US Army Europe and Africa with significant capabilities in multi-domain operations.”

Separate from Dark Eagle, the 56th Artillery Command will also receive an array of weapons, including the ground-launched version of the Tomahawk cruise missile.

Hypersonic missiles could be a game-changer for NATO because the world’s most advanced missile defense shields have trouble shooting down these weapons due to high speeds and an unpredictable flight path.

China and Russia are both ahead in the hypersonic race when compared to the US. The FT released a series of reports last month that left US intelligence and military officials stunned by Chinese hypersonic tests.

Washington’s hypersonic missile plan for Germany suggests an inevitable Cold War is ahead, one where the development of hypersonic weapons and fifth-generation fighter jets will be a competition among global superpowers.

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Rhodium 10

Time to deploy MIG 31 in Cuba armed with Khinzal hipersonic missile…

The end

If I would be Russian and if only one nuke would come from Germany, that would be the end of Germany for all ages and all Reichs, and all futures and all virtual realities.. I would go berserk in flattening standard… and above all, those stupid Germans are paying for all of it.

Xsayarsa

Fiat ! Add the yanks to the basket too.

Justin

Common sense logic. If the USA had the X-15 flying in 1959 which was a piloted and maneuverable hypersonic rocket powered aircraft. Would common sense say that if they can make a Mach 7 Rocket powered aircraft and fly it in 1959, you dont think they can make a missile?
The aircraft itself was a missile carrying a pilot and was steerable.

what will protect the MIG-31? 10 SU-35’s? How many aircraft would the USA have in that area?
Remember, in 1990 the world only first saw the F117 stealth fighter. it was commissioned 10 years before. The world first saw cruise missiles. They were also 10 years old tech.

The USA does not forecast its secret weapons and display them to the world for a sign of strength. Of course the USA has hypersonic weapons. The AGM-183A is 17 times the speed of sound. Mach 17. The USA has likely had Hypersonic aircraft since the 1960’s.

Then there is the Boeing X-51.

Hypersonic aircraft and ultra hypersonic missiles. Even HydroSonic underwater missiles. These Hydrosonic missiles are not torpedos. They are underwater missiles using super cavitation.

Dont be a fool. Most chinese and Russian tech is copied, stolen, hacked and bought.

Jnoub

All this is doing is putting Germany in danger.

Cromwell

Well they deserve it,they have pimped their Country to the US Reich.

Jnoub

You’re right, but Germany has loyal Hezbollah supporters who make it loud and clear, don’t want them to get hurt

Digby

As if they had a choice in this matter. Did they?

Pavi

I wouldn’t bark about too much. Putin has stated that all decision making centers are in croshair, if someone attack to Russia, including Washington.

Jnoub

Can’t wait for the “Dark Eagle” to meet the s500, or maybe this shit American technology won’t even be able to make it to Russia just like the rest of their overpriced bad performance technology

Damien C

LOL FFS

4,000mph is Mach 5 not Mach 17

Damien C

Mach 17 is 13,000 mph

Lone Ranger

Bingo.

Justin

X-15: First flight 1959. Mach 7, piloted and steerable
Boeing X-51: 2010, Mach 5
AGM-183A: 2019, More than Mach 20

They’ve been doing this since 1959 with pilots inside them lol.
Of course they’ve got them

Dicksonrp

Russia needs to place Hyper missiles in Cuba and Venezuela

Lone Ranger

2043*

bluedogg

More propaganda from the evil empire, for they don’t even have a hypersonic missile, nor will they for years down the road.

gfy

Is it called the Dark Eagle because you can’t see it because it does not exist. The US is in the research phase not the deployment stage.

L du Plessis

Evil US and Gay Germany cannot win against Christian Russia.

HB_norica

I just read a slightly different take on The Drive. What they got was the missile launchers but no missiles for training purposes.

The launcher is basically a hitch to a semi truck and haul around.

So the real news here is American soldiers are now towing a trailer around Germany pretending to launch missiles that don’t exist yet … that ought to teach those Ruskies!

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/42652/the-army-just-got-its-hands-on-its-first-dark-eagle-hypersonic-missile-launchers

Last edited 11 days ago by HB_norica
jens homl

US transgender military 485,000 subspecies than not qualified to work at Macdonalds

Rightiswrong

They will need a lot of Dark Eagles to contain all those migrants, and France won’t be too happy having all their invading migrants being blown to bits by US hypersonic missiles.
That is who the missiles are for, isn’t it, lol.

James

I’m sure Russia has it’s reasons for it’s strategy, but I would’ve thought they would respond much more aggressively to these kind of threats. It seems the West, and the Globalists that manipulate them, are set on destroying Russia one way or another.

Perhaps they need to abandon any economic cooperation and start using asymmetrical warfare. Isolate these countries, any communication means, and any shipping/transport. Force them to abandon hosting any US military infrastructure and personnel.

White Jesus is a Chick

Actually we are hoping that Russia and USA gets Germany nuked now with all the Arab terrorist rapists running around wily nily with no government agency to monitor their inbred insanity. Sorry Germany you gotz toz bez nukedz nowz jerryz.

Last edited 11 days ago by White Jesus is a Chick
Digby

The US doesn’t have a moral leg to stand on. Many of those ‘Arab terrorist rapists’ were a result of US invasions of Middle Eastern countries, weren’t they?

Romo

21 one minuts and 30 seconds ain´t fast enough to attack Russia and survive, It will be a suicide since Russia can counter strike and destroy the enemy even before the missiles get in it´s border.

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