DOD Awards Three Contracts For SCIFiRE Hypersonic Project

Artist's concept of Raytheon HAWC missile.
Credit: Raytheon
Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have received contracts from the U.S. Defense Department (DOD) to launch the next step in the development of a scramjet-powered, hypersonic cruise missile. The contract awards, dated June 1, will be spent on maturing a “solid-rocket boosted, air-breathing...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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