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Army Warhead Is Key To Joint Hypersonics
« on: August 27, 2018, 07:55:59 AM »

Army Warhead Is Key To Joint Hypersonics

While officials as senior as Chief of Staff Mark Milley have previously talked about Army hypersonics in general terms, today's statements by both the Army's Russell and OSD's Miller were unequivocal: The Army wants a ground-launched hypersonic weapon.

By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on August 22, 2018 at 5:40 PM

The US Army’s Advanced Hypersonic Weapon. The AHW warhead will now form the core of the Air Force’s hypersonic weapons as well.

ARMY S&T CONFERENCE: The Army is quietly playing a crucial role in the Pentagon’s quest for hypersonic weapons. The service’s modestly named Alternate Re-Entry System is in fact a maneuverable warhead that could end up on Mach 5-plus missiles fired from Air Force bombers and Navy vessels, as well as Army launchers on land — sort of a new non-nuclear triad.
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