Hypersonics Testing Accelerates

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June 23, 2020 | Originally published by U.S. Department of Defense on June 18, 2020

The March 19 test of a hypersonic glide body at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii is just the start for the Defense Department, the Assistant Director for Hypersonics in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering said. After ample flight testing, the department will move toward developing weapons from the concepts it’s been testing.

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