Scramjet Thrust Milestone Achieved In USAF Tests

Credit: U.S. Air Force

Despite the U.S. Defense Department’s near-term emphasis on the test and development of rocket-boosted hypersonic glide weapons, most proponents of high-speed defense doctrine concur that mastery of air-breathing technology is critical to the longer-term viability of Mach 5-plus tactical systems...

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