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 ...


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