Army taps General Atomics to support flight tests of Long Range Hypersonic Weapon

By Jason Sherman / October 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a statement from General Atomics.) In the latest move to field an industry team to support efforts to rapidly prototype a ground-launched hypersonic glide vehicle, the Army has selected General Atomics to support flight test execution of the Long Range Hypersonic Weapon. On Sept. 30, the Army's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office awarded Huntsville, AL-based General Atomics a $41.7 million contract to lead the Hypersonics Technology Demonstration Program, according...

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