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Pentagon eyes Common Hypersonic Glide Body for use across Army, Navy, Air Force

Discussion in 'Air Warfare' started by F-22Raptor, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. F-22Raptor

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    The Defense Department is laying the groundwork for a new triad of conventional hypersonic strike weapons to arm the military services with a Common Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) paired with rockets tailored to launch from service-specific platforms, a major step toward ushering in a new class of ultrafast, maneuvering weapons across the U.S. military. After more than a decade of development, Pentagon leaders are ready to harvest technologies matured as part of the Conventional Prompt Strike technology demonstration program...


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    Maneuverable hypersonic weapons will be like the invention of the tank in importance in warfare. Short range quick response time anti-hypersonic SAMs are required in response.

    S-400s and S-500s can hit missiles that are straight line trajectory and hypersonic. Anyone know if there are any SAM systems in development that can target and hit hypersonic missiles that steer away and change direction.