Monday, September 20, 2021

Topic: hypersonic

Second flight test for U.S. Air Force hypersonic missile fails

The second flight test of the U.S Air Force's latest hypersonic missile failed on July 28 following technical problems, the service announced in a statement. The details were...

House appropriators want to cut Air Force’s hypersonic weapon procurement

The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is recommending cutting spending to the procurement of the U.S. Air Force's long-range, lethal hypersonic weapon, according to Inside Defense. All told, appropriators propose...

Russia deploys Foxhounds carrying huge hypersonic missile to Syria

Russian Aerospace Forces MiG-31 interceptors — dubbed Foxhound — have deployed to Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. Russian’s most advanced fighter aircraft has, for the first time, been deployed...

Russian Navy preps for Zircon hypersonic missile tests in Barents Sea

The Russian Navy is preparing for new tests of the Zircon hypersonic missile system in the Barents Sea, according to a recent service news release. Russia's new 3M22...

U.S. Army shows first element of its future hypersonic weapon system

The U.S. Army has publicly released images of the first element of its future hypersonic weapon system. In photos released by the Pentagon, showing the first prototype hypersonic equipment for...

NG gets $155M contract for space sensor to detect hypersonic, missile threats

U.S. Defense contractor Northrop Grumman has won a prototype award with a total value of $155 million for a satellite sensor to detect and track hypersonic and advanced...

DARPA one step closer to full-scale flight testing of intermediate-range hypersonic weapons system

A top-secret U.S. government body called the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that it to move to a new phase of the intermediate-range hypersonic...

Russian Navy arms its MiG-31 fighters with Kh-47M hypersonic missiles

The decades-old Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jet of the Russian Naval Aviation will be armed with Kh-47M Kinzhal (dagger) hypersonic missiles, news agency Izvestiya reported. According to the report,...

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