Army official: 'There isn't a moment to lose' on hypersonic weapon development

By Ashley Tressel / August 24, 2020 at 3:08 PM
The official in charge of the Army's Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team today said the service's plan to develop a Long Range Hypersonic Weapon prototype by 2023 is the quickest way to maintain combined arms overmatch, as it aims to engage in the fight with Russia and China. "There isn't a moment to lose" in providing a hypersonic capability to the force, Brig. Gen. John Rafferty, LRPF CFT director, said during a virtual Heritage Foundation event this morning. "We're...

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