Editorial: Why Hypersonics Is Still A Big Worry

J ust as stealth helped the U.S. gain unrivaled air superiority a generation ago, the race to develop hypersonic systems could be a game changer in the global balance of military power. Hypersonic weapons fly faster than Mach 5 and, unlike ballistic missiles, they are highly maneuverable. In short...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.