U.S. Hypersonic Programs Look To Recover Momentum In 2022

Lockheed Martin AGM-183 Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on B-52
Lockheed Martin is preparing a third booster flight test for the AGM-183 Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon.
Credit: Christopher Okula/U.S. Air Force
A profusion of bold predictions has accompanied the rise of hypersonic weapons, but a nearly three-year-old wager by a former U.S. Air Force acquisition official stands out for, if anything, underestimating one aspect of the technology. “If you want a bet or a prediction, I would not be surprised if...
Steve Trimble

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

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