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“This is the first combat application of lasers for a maneuver element in the Army,” said Army hypersonics and directed energy chief Ltg.

Atlanta-based aerospace startup Hermeus just announced a $60 million contract with the US Air Force to flight test the company’s Quarterhorse, a hypersonic aircraft that can fly at Mach 5 speeds.

This new radio setup can create real-time images and video, even when objects are hidden behind walls or moving at hypersonic speeds.

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weaponsA spokesman for Lockheed Martin, which developed the missile, referred questions to the Air Force.

The Air Force’s goal for the program is to deliver a hypersonic weapon capability “in the early 2020s,” a spokesman said Wednesday.

Hypersonic weapons travel at extremely high speeds, anywhere from 3,840 to 16,250 miles an hour.

Unsurprisingly, Russia has started work on hypersonic weapons.

Hypersonic drones, like the drones before them, are the latest innovation in push-button warfare.

As the Russian defense minister noted, the big powers all have to either develop hypersonic weapons or risk becoming outclassed.

The United States was the first to conduct large-scale hypersonic weapons research, but other nations are racing to catch up.


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hypersonic, such as: agile, brisk, hot, nimble, quick, and rapid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.