USAF shopping for air-launched hypersonic strike weapon

Jane’s reported that a Sources Sought notice has been published by the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command on Jun. 29 for a rapidly fielded and developed hypersonic, conventional air-launched strike weapon.

X-51A Waverider
By US Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Potential sources must provided capability statements that show they are “capable of accomplishing systems integration of all the elements of a hypersonic, conventional air-launched strike weapon from existing fighter/bomber aircraft.”

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