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Army tapped for key roles in new DOD-wide effort to develop, build common hypersonic weapon

By Jason Sherman  
September 14, 2018 at 4:59 PM
Pentagon leaders have assigned the Army key responsibilities to synchronize Defense Department-wide activities to continue development of -- and prepare for production of -- a new class of long-range, ultrafast maneuvering missiles. A June 28 memorandum of agreement among the service secretaries, the Pentagon's acquisition executive and top weapons technology official, and the Missile Defense Agency head placed a senior Army official in charge of a new Common Hypersonic Glide Body (CHGB) governance body and taps the service to lead...

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