Lockheed completes second HAWC flight; too late to influence AF cruise missile competition

By Jason Sherman / January 30, 2023 at 2:26 PM
Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne -- along with two government partners -- executed a second flight test of the Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Concept, demonstrating technology with potential application for a next-generation, ultra-fast cruise missile and a key objective for the advanced component development effort. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, sponsor of the project which also involves the Air Force Research Laboratory, conducted the flight test over California, according to a Jan. 30 Lockheed Martin statement. “Launching from a B-52,...

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