Spending bill launches Joint Hypersonics Transition Office with $100 million

By Justin Doubleday / December 17, 2019 at 3:27 PM
The compromise fiscal year 2020 defense spending bill includes $100 million for the Pentagon to establish a Joint Hypersonics Transition Office, marking a win for Indiana lawmakers who have pushed for the office to oversee a university consortium tasked with accelerating the development of hypersonic technologies and systems. The spending agreement includes $100 million for the new joint office to "develop and implement an integrated science and technology roadmap for hypersonics," according to the conference report on the legislation released...

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