DOD accelerates hypersonics development with $10.5B in FYDP

By Jason Sherman  
March 13, 2019 at 5:30 AM
The Pentagon's fiscal year 2020 five-year spending plan includes $10.5 billion to accelerate development and prototyping of hypersonic capabilities, a "significant" increase over prior plans. The move reflects a new policy goal of establishing U.S. military battlefield dominance by 2028, achieved in part by fielding a family of land-, sea-, and air-launched hypersonic weapons. Mike White, assistant director for hypersonics in the office of the under secretary of defense for research and engineering, spoke to reporters at the Pentagon today...

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