First Test Of Army/Navy Hypersonic Glider-Booster Combo Failed

A March 2020 flight test validated the design of the Block 0 Common Hypersonic Glide Body for the U.S. Navy and Army.
Credit: DOD
A rocket failure spoiled a flight test of the Common Hypersonic Glide Body on Oct. 21 in Kodiak, Alaska, a Defense Department spokesman said. The event test adds to a series of failed tests over the past year, marring the Pentagon’s portfolio of boost-gliding and air-breathing hypersonic weapons...

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