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Accelerating the use of emerging tech is key pillar of new National Defense Strategy

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A "wide-range of newer, faster-building technologies and applications" pose new challenges for the Pentagon, a senior Defense official said.

DOD looking to expand scholarship program to bolster hypersonics workforce

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The Department of Defense aims to significantly increase the student pipeline for its SMART scholarship program.

Army assuming ‘a lot of risk’ as it moves to field hypersonic weapons by end of fiscal year

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The officer overseeing the Army's hypersonics initiative expressed confidence in the program, but he noted that officials are taking on “a lot of risk” to meet the schedule goal.

DOD moves to boost capacity for testing hypersonic weapons

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DOD has awarded an Other Transaction agreement to an industry team led by Dynetics to build a new testbed.

New Army white paper lays out vision for high-tech force in 2030

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The "Army of 2030" vision highlights key technologies and other priorities for making the service a more “data centric" force.

UVA receives $4.5M award from Pentagon for hypersonics research

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The effort will focus on engine design, maneuverability control and “operational resiliency."

Kendall: Air Force’s next-gen fighter will be ‘better than anything' China can produce

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The Air Force plans to team its Next-Generation Air Dominance platform with robotic wingmen.

Pentagon taking steps forward on hypersonics; New Army multi-domain task force

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Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante.

HACM contract winners see opportunities for producing less expensive hypersonics at higher rates

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Raytheon Technologies and its industry partner Northrop Grumman have been tapped to develop a new air-launched Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile (HACM) for the Air Force.