USAF Plans Road Map To Operational Hypersonics

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LOS ANGELES—As the U.S. Air Force prepares to solicit industry for development of an air-launched hypersonic conventional strike weapon, the service for the first time is outlining its approach to operationalizing high-speed capability for a wide range of roles. Despite more than 50 years of U.S...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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