So fast, they could be there before an enemy tech’s fingers hovering over a computer keyboard somewhere in a subterranean bunker could even reach the “Enter” key. Two seconds, maybe less. Some even went so far as to say that the newest stealth, skunk works stuff was so fast it could actually bend time and travel slightly backward so as to be there looking over the enemy’s shoulder as the hostile idea first seemed to occur in his mind.
San Frantasia to New York in two seconds, maybe four. The time delay was to give the controller on the ground a chance to gather his thoughts. No passengers allowed. These craft were not piloted by human beings. It was found way back in the nineties that human pilots could not take anything above 12 “G’s” before slipping out of their bodies.