DOD hypersonic weapon effort now called Conventional Prompt Strike, part of new 'TSTEW'

By Jason Sherman / May 17, 2017 at 3:47 PM
The Pentagon has formally changed the name of its marquee effort to develop a long-range, hypersonic weapon, eliminating "global" from what used to be called the Conventional Prompt Global Strike program -- a rebranding that comes as the top brass have refined the underlying requirement for a high-speed, boost-glide weapon. Defense Department leaders are refining their vision for what is now called Conventional Prompt Strike, establishing a broader framework for capabilities the U.S. military needs to hit critical targets on...

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