Japan Says Scramjet Test Yielded Positive Results


Cutaway of Japan’s hypersonic missile concept.

Credit: Chen Chuanren
TOKYO—Japan has managed to attain “net-positive thrust” for the scramjet engine that will power its future hypersonic missile. This comes as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA)—Japan’s equivalent to DARPA—are completing their component-level...

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