Pair of DOD assessments to produce hypersonic industrial base strategy this fall

By Jason Sherman / July 31, 2019 at 2:55 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- The Defense Department is conducting a pair of assessments of the U.S. industrial base to identify potential weak links in its ability to ramp up hypersonic weapons production -- findings expected to help guide targeted government investment in manufacturing tools and space to ensure timely delivery of these new ultra-fast missiles. Chris Michienzi, industrial assessments director in the Office of the Secretary of Defense's industrial policy shop, said the two efforts will be folded into a...

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