DOD establishes Joint Hypersonic Transition Office to stand up new university consortium and more

By Jason Sherman / June 19, 2020 at 12:03 PM
The Defense Department has established a Joint Hypersonic Transition Office and charged the new shop with overseeing creation of a university-led consortium to expand cooperation between academia, industry and government as part of the U.S. military's goal to eventually scale production of a new class of high-speed, maneuvering weapons. Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin stood up the JHTO in April as part of the office of the director of defense research and engineering for advanced...

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