DOD directs Navy to stand up new hypersonic program office for CPS transition in FY-20

By Jason Sherman  
November 8, 2018 at 11:53 AM
The Defense Department has directed the Navy to stand up a formal program office for the U.S. military's marquee hypersonic boost-glide project, a major milestone that caps a decade-long, $1 billion technology development effort and sets the stage for the Navy to weaponize the Conventional Prompt Strike for the submarine fleet. On Sept. 19, Pentagon acquisition executive Ellen Lord signed an acquisition decision memorandum directing the Navy to establish a program office for the development of a sea-based CPS capability...

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