Hypersonic Candidates Emerge For U.S. Navy’s Next Anti-Ship Missile

Artist's concept of HAWC scramjet
Credit: Raytheon
The U.S. Navy will consider hypersonic and high-supersonic designs for the service’s next anti-ship cruise missile. Budget justification documents released by the Navy on May 29 list the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) and the Supersonic Propulsion Enabled Advanced Ramjet (SPEAR)...

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