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Small Particle Effects on Hypersonic and Subsonic Flight Vehicles

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to identify information describing the effects small particles have on hypersonic and supersonic flight vehicles.  DSIAC staff compiled research describing the effects of a variety of…

Dirty Flow in Hypersonic Wind Tunnels

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received an inquiry from a Department of Defense scientist about hypersonic wind tunnel testing with dirty flow and its limitations regarding speed, type of debris, etc.  This…

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Hypersonics, Counter-Hypersonics Are a Top Priority

Hypersonics and counter-hypersonics remain one of the Defense Department’s highest technical modernization priorities, Ellen M. Lord, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, said. “We are continuing on an accelerated path to develop and field…

Ray Touts “Clean-Sheet” Arsenal Plane, Hypersonics, B-1 Recovery, End of Bomber CAS

Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) Chief Gen. Timothy Ray believes the arsenal plane concept likely means a new, “clean sheet” design rather than an existing bomber, he told reporters April 9. Ray also said…