Although classification shrouds many details of the Pentagon’s $10.5 billion, five-year rush to field hypersonic weapons from sea, air and land, only the Army’s launch platform remains a mystery.  The Mk. 41 vertical launch system tubes embedded in the U.S. Navy’s surface vessels and submarines will launch the future Conventional Prompt Strike (CPS) weapon. Boeing B-52s will launch the Air Force’s near-term Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW) and ...

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