DOD flies 24 experiments to explore potential upgrades to 2024 hypersonic glide fleet

By Jason Sherman / November 2, 2022 at 4:55 PM
The Defense Department flew two dozen technology experiments in a pair of flight tests over the Atlantic Ocean last week as part of the U.S. military’s project to identify new capabilities to improve long-range hypersonic strike weapons as well as support development of defensive capabilities against such weapons. On Oct. 26 and Oct. 27, Sandia National Laboratories launched a pair of sounding rockets from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops, VA, in the second High Operational Tempo for Hypersonics...

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