Raytheon wins DARPA contract to develop TBG hypersonic weapons

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Raytheon Company has received a contract from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further develop the tactical boost-glide (TBG) hypersonic weapons programme.

According to Raytheon, the $63.3m contract work is part of a joint effort of DARPA and the US Air Force (USAF) to develop and demonstrate technologies to enable future air-launched, tactical-range hypersonic boost-glide systems.

The contract includes a critical design review of the hypersonic weapons system, a significant step in fielding the technology……

Air Force Technology, 6 MARCH 2019

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