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…