SCO aims to transition hypervelocity weapon to services within the next year

By Justin Doubleday / January 26, 2018 at 8:24 AM
The Strategic Capabilities Office expects to hand off development of the hypervelocity gun weapon system to the services within the next year. Vincent Sabio, program manager for the HGWS program, said SCO's aim is to provide the Army and Navy "with all the pieces" needed to transition to engineering and manufacturing development. He said SCO will "demonstrate the fundamentally new capability," which pairs a hypervelocity projectile with Army 155 mm howitzers and Navy 5-inch guns so they can conduct missile...

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