House lawmakers question Air Force commitment to key hypersonic projects

By Jason Sherman  
May 21, 2019 at 12:03 PM
House lawmakers are stepping up congressional oversight of the Air Force's Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon and Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon projects, arguing the Pentagon's new five-year spending plan indicates a potential lack of commitment to seeing them completed. The House panel, in a report accompanying its mark of the Pentagon's fiscal year 2020 spending bill, includes a provision that would direct the Air Force secretary to provide Congress detailed reports about the two hypersonic prototyping projects that seek a collective...

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