New hypersonic, unmanned and small-satellite launch projects are included in a Darpa budget request that seeks $3.44 billion for defense advanced research in fiscal 2019, an increase of 8.5% over the previous year. The request also notes significant changes to the research agency’s existing hypersonics programs as the Pentagon ramps up interest in high-speed weapons. With $50 million requested in 2019, up from an initial $6 million in 2018, Operational Fires (OpFires) will ...


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