U.S., Japan exploring possible co-development of hypersonic-killing guided missile  

By Jason Sherman / November 4, 2022 at 5:28 PM
The United States is exploring the possibility of teaming with Japan to develop a counter-hypersonic interceptor, a project that could allow the Pentagon to share the cost of developing a new guided missile and build on the 16-year collaboration that produced the newest Aegis weapon: the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. John Plumb, assistant secretary of defense for space policy, said Washington and Tokyo are in discussions about work on a hypersonic defensive missile, likely the Missile Defense Agency’s Glide Phase...

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