02 decembrie 2021

US Defense Chief Slams China's Drive for Hypersonic Weapons


SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases tensions in the region” and vowed the U.S. will maintain its capability to deter potential threats posed by China.Austin spoke following annual security talks in Seoul, which came after the Pentagon released on Monday the results of a global posture review that directs additional cooperation with allies to deter “potential Chinese military aggression and threats from [...]