HCSW program officially canceled after key milestone completed this month

By Sara Sirota / March 31, 2020 at 5:59 PM
The Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon, one of two Air Force programs intended to create a prototype that can travel faster than Mach 5 to boost the military’s strategic assets for near-peer competition, has officially been canceled. Air Force spokeswoman Cara Bousie confirmed in an email to Inside Defense today that the hypersonic prototyping effort, which the service previously revealed would end early amid budgetary constraints, has completed a critical design review and is now over. The Air Force wanted...

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