On Friday, Russian state media reported that Russian hypersonic missile scientist Andrei Siplyuk was caught in doubt of treason.
Andrei Shiplyuk is Director of the Hypersonic Laboratory at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ITAM) in Novosibirsk.
Head of Russian Hypersonic missile
Andrei Shiplyuk- Novosibirsk
is the Siberian office of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
He is the 3rd Russian scientist caught for treason in the last 45 days.
are two other scientists arrested on suspicion of leaking secret details to China.
The scientific director of the institute, Vasily Fomin, informed the Russian media company
that Shiplyuk was delivered to Moscow's Lefortovo pre-trial custody.
's custody follows the June 27 arrest of
, a senior researcher at the institute, on suspicion of transmitting secrets associated with hypersonic missile.
The US, China, and Russia military powers are working on the development of hypersonic glide vehicle weapons(HGVs).
Russia and China
Hypersonic Glide Vehicle Weapons
HGVs are extremely controllable weapons. They can fly at hypersonic speed and around missile defense and altitude to fly under radar detections.