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Guizhou WU-14

Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV)

Guizhou WU-14

Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV)

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SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



The WU-14 hypersonic glide vehicle research plane has conducted four tests to date - three of them being successful.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 2014
MANUFACTURER(S): Guizhou - China
PRODUCTION: 2
OPERATORS:
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Guizhou WU-14 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 0
ENGINE: Unknown powerplant.
SPEED (MAX): 7,680 miles-per-hour (12360 kilometers-per-hour; 6,674 knots)




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Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 20000mph
Lo: 10000mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (7,680mph).

    Graph average of 15000 miles-per-hour.
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue