DOD scrubs key hypersonic weapons test, adding risk to Army FY-23 fielding plans

By Jason Sherman / March 10, 2023 at 1:47 PM
The Pentagon this week scrubbed a long-delayed, high-stakes hypersonic weapon flight test after discovering a faulty component during a pre-flight check of the joint Army-Navy program to develop an ultra-fast, maneuvering, intermediate-range offensive capability, setting in motion a review to resolve the root cause of the problem. On March 5, the Defense Department was preparing to execute Joint Flight Campaign-2 featuring the Army version of the prototype weapon launched at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, FL, when the countdown was...

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