U.S. Army Hypersonic Weapon Test Builds On 1980s Swerve

The U.S. Army has flown a hypersonic boost-glide weapon demonstrator, derived from a maneuverable winged re-entry vehicle designed by Sandia National Laboratories and flight tested in the early 1980s. Early in the morning of Nov. 17, the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) was launched by three-stage...

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