Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Experimental


Country of Origin: India

The Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) program is an effort by India's Defense Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) to develop an autonomous, rocket-launched hypersonic air vehicle. The HSTDV program aims to demonstrate and validate technologies and thermal properties required for flight at hypersonic speeds. The eventual goal is to support the development of reusable launch vehicles as well as hypersonic, nuclear-capable cruise missiles. The demonstrator vehicle...

 

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