DARPA’s air-breathing hypersonic missiles ready for free-flight tests – UPI.com

Sept. 2 (UPI) — Captive carry tests of two hypersonic weapons have been completed, with their first free flights scheduled for later this year, according to DARPA and the U.S. Air Force.

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have each designed hypersonic missiles for a combined program of the Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

DARPA and the U.S. Air Force announced the conclusion of captive carry tests of two hypersonic weapon prototypes on Tuesday, Free-flight testing will begin later this year… More about this article in link below…

https://www.upi.com/amp/Defense-News/2020/09/02/DARPAs-air-breathing-hypersonic-missiles-ready-for-free-flight-tests/5321599071903/

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