Northrop, Raytheon team up for work on hypersonic cruise missiles

By Jason Sherman / June 18, 2019 at 12:33 PM
Northrop Grumman and Raytheon today announced a teaming agreement to collaborate on technologies critical to U.S. military efforts to produce a hypersonic cruise missile, a pact to adapt scramjet combustors produced by Northrop in Raytheon's air-breathing, ultra-fast missiles. The companies -- collaborators on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept program to deliver an affordable, effective and producible cruise missile -- announced the new pact at the Paris Air Show. "The Raytheon/Northrop Grumman team...

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