For Raytheon, significant company investments in hypersonic weapon technologies over the past five years are beginning to pay off with a $63.3 million DARPA contract to become the second performer on its Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) missile demonstrator program. Lockheed Martin was selected over Raytheon in 2016 for a $147 million contract to develop the TBG demonstrator, with flight testing now planned to begin late this year. “DARPA brought us back in because Raytheon has a unique ...

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)

Register now for free access to "Raytheon Raises Hypersonics Visibility With DARPA Boost-glide Contract" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 

 

Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
 
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Already registered? here.