Hypersonic Weapons Reclaim The U.S. Army’s Long-Range Offense

Common Hypersonic Glide Body
Credit: Steve Trimble/AW&ST
The Army Tactical Missile System (Atacms), a surface-launched guided missile with a design range limited by a now-defunct treaty to 300 km (186 mi.), once met the U.S. Army’s definition for “long-range precision fires” (LRPF). Not any longer. By the middle of the next decade, the Army plans to field...

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