Boeing, Aerojet Team Up For New Scramjet Cruise Missile

A Boeing/Aerojet X-51 Waverider is ready for one of four test flights performed by the U.S. Defense Department from 2010 to 2013.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Boeing has teamed up with Aerojet to develop a dual-mode scramjet propulsion system for a hypersonic cruise missile suitable for launch by carrier- and land-based fighters, U.S. Defense Department officials confirmed on Oct. 26. “We have a contract with Boeing to mature a dual-mode scramjet design...

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