USAF Lists Candidates To Develop Hypersonic Strike Weapon

Credit: The U.S. Air Force is setting up a program to develop a GPS/INS-guided, non-nuclear hypersonic strike weapon to arm fighter and bomber aircraft (Pictured: Boeing X-51): NASA

The U.S. Air Force has nominated five leading defense firms capable of developing the first U.S. war-ready air-to-surface hypersonic strike missile. The service has identified Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Missile Systems and Orbital ATK as potential vendors for the development...

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