Senate authorizers propose extra $65M to push HAWC to the battlefield

By Sara Sirota / June 25, 2020 at 10:34 AM
The Senate Armed Services Committee's mark of the fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill recommends authorizing an extra $65 million to fund the Air Force's scramjet-powered hypersonic missile program at a higher development level that could bring the system closer to operational use. The panel proposes financing the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept under the Air Force’s hypersonic prototyping budget line that falls into an advanced defense research category intended to expedite technology transition from the laboratory to the field. The...

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