The Week in Defense, Sept. 3-10, 2020

scramjet-powered hypersonic weapons demonstrator
Free-flight tests of two scramjet-powered hypersonic weapons demonstrators are scheduled to take place before the end of the year.
Credit: DARPA

DARPA and Air Force To Test Scramjet Hypersonic Demonstrators in 2020 On Sept. 1, DARPA and the U.S. Air Force reaffirmed plans to start free-flight tests of two scramjet-powered missile demonstrators by the end of the year. The Lockheed Martin and Raytheon variants of the Hypersonic Air-Breathing...

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