US Army Plans Hypersonic Missile Test in FY 2022

US Army Plans Hypersonic Missile Test in FY 2022

On August 7, a U.S. Army official confirmed that the service would flight test its first ground-launched hypersonic missile in Fiscal Year 2022. Speaking at the 2019 Space and Missile…

China Unveils New Antiship Ballistic Missile at Air Show

China Unveils New Antiship Ballistic Missile at Air Show

On November 6, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Limited (CASIC) unveiled its new short-range hypersonic antiship ballistic missile, called CM-401, at the Zhuhai Air Show. The weapon system was…

Japan Allocates $57 Million for Hypersonic Missile R&D

Japan Allocates $57 Million for Hypersonic Missile R&D

On September 19, Kyodo News reported that Japan has allocated $57 million for research and development of a hypersonic missile. The Defense Ministry plans to build a scramjet engine prototype…

Navy Tests Hypersonic Glide Vehicle Technology

Navy Tests Hypersonic Glide Vehicle Technology

On October 30, the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Program (SSP) tested a prototype conventional prompt strike missile with a modified Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) boost-glide vehicle. The test, titled Intermediate…