hypersonic cruise missiles
U.S. Air Force signs $928 million contract with Lockheed Martin to develop hypersonic missile system
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force -- worth a potential $928 million -- to develop a new missile that will travel more than five times faster than the speed of sound to overcome enemy defenses.
WARFARE EVOLUTION BLOG: As stated in previous articles, we need to reduce the complete kill chain down to 10 minutes or less, according to General John Jumper. So, all new systems and weapons must fit inside the kill chain somewhere (find, fix, fire, finish, feedback). And, they must speed things up significantly. We also established that the latest radar, sonar, SIGINT, IMINT, and other sensor systems fit in the find and fix phases. Now, it’s time to take a look at some of the latest developments going into the fire and finish phases.