DOD makes targeted investments to grow U.S. hypersonics industrial base

By Tony Bertuca / April 28, 2023 at 3:13 PM
The Defense Department has made three awards to companies intended to strengthen the supply chain for hypersonic missiles. The awards, which went to General Electric, Carbon-Carbon Advanced Technologies and Northrop Grumman, were made by DOD’s Manufacturing Capability Expansion and Investment Prioritization directorate through Defense Production Act investments. The GE award of $7.96 million is for a 39-month effort to increase capacity for production of “high- and ultra-high-temperature composites, as well as the modernization of capital equipment to support the scale-up...

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