Airbus, Dassault Lose Patience With Slow FCAS Progress
Artist's concept: Dassault Aviation
It is high time the French and German governments launched the demonstrator phase of their joint Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program,AirbusDefense and Space CEO Dirk Hoke andDassault AviationCEO Eric Trappier said in an Oct. 7 joint statement.
MDA Urged To Adapt Existing Missiles For Hypersonic Threat
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for the near-term should apply existing interceptor missiles to shoot down hypersonic glide vehicles and avoid investing in a purpose-built, glide-phase interceptor until the technology matures, a Raytheon executive says.