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Army Awards Contracts For Hypersonic Weapon

September 03 2019


The U.S. Army has awarded a pair of contracts to manufacture and integrate its first hypersonic weapons, reports Defense News. Under the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) program, Dynetics Technical Solutions, Huntsville, Ala., will build 20 Common Hypersonic Glide Vehicles (C-HGVs) prototypes for $356.1 million, with an option for additional bodies, the company said in a release. The deal includes components for the Air Force as part of the development of a separate glide...

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