DOD official touts additive manufacturing for hypersonic weapons

By Georgina DiNardo / September 27, 2023 at 4:36 PM
A senior Pentagon official highlighted today the promise that additive manufacturing brings to the defense industrial base, specifically when it comes to hypersonic weapons, calling it a "game changer." Keith DeVries, deputy defense director of manufacturing technology, said during a Defense News webinar that he believes additive manufacturing has the potential to simplify and streamline the way weapons and other military items are produced. “Additive manufacturing provides the opportunity for us to create buildup of shapes that cannot be...

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