UK Unveils HVX Hypersonic Demonstrator Plan

The single-engine HVX demonstrator concept
The single-engine HVX demonstrator concept, unveiled at Farnborough, could measure up to 30 ft. long, if developed to full-scale.
Credit: Mark Wagner/Aviation-Images
As global activity in high-speed research and development accelerates, the UK Royal Air Force has revealed an ambitious plan to develop technology for reusable Mach 5-plus vehicles for the 2030s under the Hypersonic Air Vehicle Experimental (HVX) program. HVX targets Mach 5 capability and above...

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