The size of the missile would put into the category of a very long range air to air missile (VLRAAM) with ranges exceeding 300 km (roughly 186 miles), likely max out between 250 and 310 miles
Daily Mail: China successfully fires radical hypersonic 'very long range air to air missile' that could hit targets 300 miles away
* Chinese J-16 strike fighter test-fired the giant missile earlier this month
* Analysis of photos conclude missile was 19 feet long
* Experts say it could have a range of 300km - and possibly even more
* Comes days after Russia fired its Object 4202 hypersonic rocket
China has become the latest country to successfully test fire a hypersonic missile, it has been claimed.
A Chinese J-16 strike fighter test-fired the giant missile earlier this month, successfully destroying the target drone at a very long range, according to Popular Science.
Its experts analysed pictured of the launch, and concluded the missile was 19 feet long, and roughly 13 inches in diameter, meaning it could hit targets up to 300 miles away.
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