DARPA Announces Successful Scramjet Hypersonic Missile Test

Artist's concept of HAWC scramjet
Credit: Raytheon
A Raytheon-built, scramjet-powered, hypersonic cruise missile completed a free flight test last week, recording the first successful test of an air-breathing U.S. vehicle over Mach 5 since May 2013. “This test proves we can deliver the first operational hypersonic scramjet, providing a significant...

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