Army scientists develop new ‘materials’ for hypersonic weapons attack | Fox News

They can take out targets faster than enemies can respond by destroying a wide range of air, sea, land and space targets. Traveling at five times the speed of sound, they are nearly impossible to defend against and place fighter jets, ships, ground vehicles, satellites and ground assets at tremendous risk of nearly instant destruction […]

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Space Force Unveils Its First Weapon, a Satellite Jammer

Playing Offense The U.S. Space Force recently acquired its first offensive weaponry: a device capable of blocking satellite communications, temporarily rendering orbiting satellites useless. The technology behind these Counter Communications Systems, as they’re called, has already existed for years, Interesting Engineering reports, but the devices were only delivered to the military last month. With them, the U.S. can now disable […]

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Three obstacles are slowing space sensors for hypersonic threats

A space sensor layer represents a central component of both reinvigorated attention in space operations and the reality of renewed great power competition. Unfortunately, the current pace for acquiring it is something less than the speed of relevance. Despite frequent statements of support from the Pentagon, its realization faces architectural, budgetary and institutional impediments… read […]

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The world’s largest aircraft will now test hypersonics for the military – Ars Technica

Nearly a decade ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen founded Stratolaunch to build an aircraft capable of launching orbital rockets. At the time, the company’s leadership included a host of luminous spaceflight officials, including former NASA chief Mike Griffin, who said the Stratolaunch aircraft “would make a very effective launcher.” https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/the-worlds-largest-aircraft-will-now-test-hypersonics-for-the-military/

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Missile Defense Monday: March 17 – March 23, 2020 – Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance

MDA Monitors U.S. Army and U.S. Navy Hypersonic Missile Test, Japan Commissions New Destroyer, and North Korea Test Launches Two SRBMs… More about this article in link… https://missiledefenseadvocacy.org/breaking-video/missile-defense-monday-march-17-march-23-2020/ To learn more, click https://conta.cc/3aj6oLK

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Why the US Air Force chose hypersonic ARRW over HCSW | News | Flight Global

The US Air Force’s (USAF) decision to cancel the Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW) and proceed with Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) came down to size and shape of the missile, in addition to budgetary pressures and a desire to move toward production faster. READ MORE ABOUT THIS ARTICLE IN LINK… https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing/why-the-us-air-force-chose-hypersonic-arrw-over-hcsw/137018.article

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