A supersonic-combustion ramjet will power a future hypersonic cruise missile planned to replace France’s current air-launched nuclear deterrent. The government’s first confirmation of the propulsion system for the secretive ASN4G program was tucked into a news release from France’s Directorate General for Armaments (DGA) about a new supercomputer facility being opened by MBDA, the missile’s developer.  The European missile manufacturer will use the ...

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