(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Security Scan: Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HSTDV)

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Security Scan: Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HSTDV)

Topic: Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HSTDV)

Expert Panel:

  • Manu Pubby, (Senior Editor, Economic Times)
  • GP Capt Ajey Lele (Retd., Senior Fellow, IDSA)
  • Lt Gen (DR.) VK Saxena (Retd., Distinguished Fellow, VIF)

Topic Description:

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 .

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Courtesy: RSTV