For the first time in half a century, the U.S. Army is moving to acquire the ability to launch long-range strikes over a distance of up to 3,250 naut. mi. (6,022 km.). The capability will come from a rocket-boosted, precision-guided glider called the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW), made practical by new materials from Sandia National Laboratories. It is more than 50 years since the Army was forced to give its Jupiter intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), designed by a team led ...


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