"When you can launch an austere airbase in a space capsule, that’s frickin’ awesome!”
Truth be told the AT-4 isn’t really even rated to go head to head with a battle tank.
A 7,652-mile journey from Florida to Afghanistan could be completed within about an hour with such a high-speed rocket, which could travel at 7,500 mph.
Hypersonic weapons can travel more than five times the speed of sound, or around one mile per second.
Fortunately, the white phosphorous M-156 rocket landed about 60 miles northeast of Tucson in a remote area.
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