- Dec 3, 2017
For potential use in planetary defense against earthbound asteroids. NNSA officials told us that CSAs associated with a certain warhead indicated as excess in the 2012 Production and Planning Directive are being retained in an indeterminate state pending a senior-level government evaluation of their use in planetary defense against earthbound asteroids.
This Glide Breaker Phase 2 funding opportunity seeks proposals to execute wind tunnel and flight testing to collect data on jet interaction effects between divert and attitude control jets and a hypersonic cross flow at conditions relevant to a future glide-phase interceptor for hypersonic threats. The results of this phase are intended to inform designs and model development to enable acquisition of an interceptor utilizing a divert-and-attitude-control-system-propelled kill vehicle in a future program of record.
Another of those hare brained ideas Yanks have. Hopefully they deploy it in some camel *censored*er country who then blow themselves up at some base with this bonsai reactor & irradiate the whole area along with all the US troops there & before you realise it all those reactors will be put up on bargain basement sale hopefully picked up to power all those council appartments in UK .
Pentagon leaders provide a first look at plans for testing and producing future hypersonic weapons.
‘It’s essential that the Air Force not have single points of failure by relying on a sole supplier’ for hypersonic components.
Will Roper, USAF’s acquisition chief