USA—Air Force Kills Hypersonic Missile Program

Aviation Week And Space Technology | 02/13/2020

The U.S. Air Force has decided to cancel the Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW) program, reports Aviation Week & Space Technology. On Monday, the service issued a termination of convenience notice to Lockheed Martin’s Space division. Lockheed had been developing an air-launched boost-glide hypersonic weapon under the HCSW program. The missile was designed to be launched from a B-52 bomber and featured a variant of the Common Hypersonic Glide Body. The system was developed...

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