(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Security Scan: Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HSTDV)
Topic: Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HSTDV)
- Manu Pubby, (Senior Editor, Economic Times)
- GP Capt Ajey Lele (Retd., Senior Fellow, IDSA)
- Lt Gen (DR.) VK Saxena (Retd., Distinguished Fellow, VIF)
India test fired Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle ( HSTDV) from integrated test range in Balasore district of Odisha on 12th June. With Scramjet engine the HSTDV can cruise at Mach 6 and have multiple civilian applications. It can be used for launching satellites at low cost and long range cruise missiles . A scramjet engine has the capability of operating at hypersonic speeds and allows supersonic combustion .