Weekly Debrief: Has DARPA Paid Only $161 Million For Two Hypersonic Missiles? Not So Fast …

X-51A
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Anniversaries are for taking stock, so the 10th anniversary of the Boeing X-51A’s first flight on May 26 is a good time to inspect the finances of the experimental scramjet-powered vehicle’s successor. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept...

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