OpFires Scores Successful First Flight Test

DARPA has tested the first stage rocket motor, missile canister, and missile round pallet (MRP) of the OpFires missile.
Credit: DARPA
DARPA has launched the ground-launched, hypersonic Operational Fires (OpFires) missile successfully on its first flight test from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the agency said July 13. The Lockheed Martin OpFires missile features a throttleable, upper-stage solid rocket motor supplied...

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